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“为什么我((会))觉得历史课很无聊?”. The translation of the sentence is "Why do I think history lessons are boring?". I don't get why 会 is used since 会 means "to be able to" or is used to indicate future tense.

  • bkrs:会 I(12) 应当; 应须 [should; ought to]。 如: 会须(当须, 应当); 会应(该当) III (1) 必然, 一定 [certainly; definitely] 吾已失恩义, 会不相从许。 --古乐府《孔雀东南飞》 长风破浪会有时。 --唐·李白《行路难》 (2) 恰巧, 正好 [just; right; happen to] 会天大雨。 --《史记·陈涉世家》 会其怒。 --《史记·项羽本纪》 会幸苑中。 --宋·王谠《唐语林·雅量》 会雨大作, 因留寺。 --《徐霞客游记·游黄山记》 会宾客大宴。 --《虞初新志·秋声诗自序》 will to be likely to to be sure to – user6065 Aug 21 '18 at 7:34
  • according to "会:be likely to, could,ought to be": possibly :"Why do I think history lessons could be,are likely,ought to be boring?" – user6065 Aug 21 '18 at 8:08
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会 has many meanings

in this context, "会" functions as "would"

Would: modal verb (INTENTION/ POSSIBILITY)

"为什么我(会)觉得历史课很无聊?" = "why (would) I think history class is boring?"

If there's no explanation following the question, it is a rhetorical question

Example of 'would' as a modal verb :

"If it doesn't rain, I would go" (INTENTION)

"One of them would die if they fight each other" (POSSIBILITY)

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