And this is what I would realise for sure after I got home from talking to the man on the bus.

Question: The sentence is taken from the book "Yes Man". I don't understand whether "would realise" in the sentence is used in the past tense or something else.

What grammar rules are used in that sentence? Is is maybe future in the past?

  • At the time the narrator is talking about (the bus journey?), the arrival home and the realisation were still in the future. – Kate Bunting Feb 1 at 16:12

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