Life's Not Fair; Neither is English.
'I would like a hamburger.'
'I would eat hamburgers every day when I was in university.'
'I would eat a hamburger if I weren't on a diet.'
'I would eat a hamburger with you.'
Three of these 'would' sentences are correct, and one is incorrect. Additionally, each of these 'would' sentences represent a different function and meaning of the modal 'would'. English isn't fair sometimes. Let us help you solve the 'would' puzzle.