Usage examples for could

  1. I could not say yes. – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  2. How could he do it, how could he? – Two Boys and a Fortune by Matthew White, Jr.
  3. Could it be Corentin? – The Chouans by Honore de Balzac
  4. I have never done it, but how could I? – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  5. There was nothing she could do, nothing he could do. – The Abandoned Room by Wadsworth Camp
  6. Macleod could do this, and Macleod could do that; it was all Macleod, and Macleod, and Macleod. – Macleod of Dare by William Black
  7. How could it have been true? – Equality by Edward Bellamy
  8. What could that mean? – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. But nothing could I see. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  10. Who could do so? – Recollections of Old Liverpool by A Nonagenarian
  11. I could see that. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  12. That was where he could have been. – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  13. What did- could you have said?" – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  14. This could not be." – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  15. No one could help it. – Father Stafford by Anthony Hope
  16. There was nothing she could do to help him- nothing. – The Gadfly by E. L. Voynich
  17. " Yes, if I could Chubbins replied. – Policeman Bluejay by L. Frank Baum
  18. I wonder if I could see him. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  19. That's what he could do. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  20. How could I do it? – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore