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The nine modals express complex functions. Among these functions are:    

Likelihood 

Most of the wealthy women on the Titanic will probably be saved.                                                                             

Jennifer and Carlos may see the movie twice.

Deductions and Predictions                                                                                                                                 

Jack and Rose will surely drown together. 

Obligation                                                                                                                                                         

 Rose should follow her heart.

Requirement                                                                                                                                                     

 Jack and Rose must leave the Titanic immediately. 

Future Time                                                                                                                                                       

Jennifer will certainly see the movie again. 

Inclination                                                                                                                                                            

Jack would give his life for Rose.  

Potential / Ability                                                                                                                                              

Perhaps Jack might have been be a great artist. 

Carlos and Jennifer can see the movie many times. 

Rose could have saved herself by going on the lifeboat with her mother.

  

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