Voulez-vous vs voudrez-vouz

Voulez-vous vs voudrez-vouz

Why is it that "voulez-vous" is a more common translation of "would you like" than the conditional "voudriez-vous"?
Asked 0 years ago
RonC1
The French are generally very polite in sentence request phrasing and the use of le conditionnel is considered to be more polite, i.e. je voudrais, pourriez-vous, voudriez-vous. Loosely translated: I would like vs je peux I want, could you and would you instead of pouvez-vous, voulez-vous can you, do you want. Le conditionnel seems less abrupt.

Voulez-vous vs voudrez-vouz

Why is it that "voulez-vous" is a more common translation of "would you like" than the conditional "voudriez-vous"?

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