Could VS Could Have PP?

“would have pp” has three meanings that express probability or presumption in past and express something that did not happen and describe past events. And to know exactly what it means, we just base on situation and more information.

Do I have PP or PP?

You use have+pp (the present perfect) for something which has happened up until the present. You use had+pp (the past perfect) for something which had happened up until a point in the past and then stopped.

Should have pp examples?

We use should have + past participle to talk about things we regret. I got really wet walking home last night, I should have taken an umbrella. The speaker did not take an umbrella when she went out last night so she got wet. She regrets that she did not take her umbrella.

Can I have +V3?

Could Have/ Might Have + V3

They mean to say that if we had wanted something in the past, we had had the opportunity to do it. – I might have gone out with my friends but I wanted to watch the soccer game.

Should I have V3?

Should (Ought to) Have Done (V3) Should have + past participle talks about past events, actions that did not happen but it would be better if they had happened. A mistake or regret is implied.

Should have been +PP?

1: Should have + past participle can mean something that would have been a good idea, but that you didn’t do it. It’s like giving advice about the past when you say it to someone else, or regretting what you did or didn’t do when you’re talking about yourself.

When we use have been PP?

Let us move on to the past perfect progressive. The past perfect progressive emphasizes the duration of a past action before another action happened. For example, “I had been smoking for 10 years before I quit.” You form the past perfect progressive by using had been followed by an –ing verb.

What is the use of have PP?

We use has or have with a past participle to describe an action that started in the past and is (or maybe) still going on. This construction is called the present perfect. The past participle form of a regular verb is identical to the past form: it always ends in -ed: Olga has promised to help me.

Could of Versus could have?

Trick to Remember the Difference

You should never use could of. It is a mistake by careless writers that results from a misunderstanding of spoken English. Since could have is a verb phrase, and of is preposition, you will always know to use could have as long as you can remember the parts of speech of have and of.

Could have VS would have?

‘Would have’ is used to denote the possibility of something, whereas ‘could have’ is used to indicate certainty or ability of something. ‘Would have’ shows a person’s desire to do something, but they could not, whereas ‘could have’ indicates that something was possible in the past, but it didn’t happen.

Can Have could have?

Can have implies that someone has the opportunity to possess or do something. Edward can have an ice cream cone when he gets home. … Edward could have an ice cream cone when he gets home, but he’ll have to finish his homework first. Gillian could have her friends over after school if she wasn’t so busy.

How can I use could in question?

could for requests

We often use could in a question to ask somebody to do something. The use of could in this way is fairly polite (formal): Could you tell me where the bank is, please? Could you send me a catalogue, please?

When to use could have been?

Could +have -indicates a possible past action which was not done by the subject eg: she could have gone to the party but she was not interested. ‘been’ is the perfect tense of ‘am/is/are’.

Is it could or can?

The modal verbs can and could represent the ability of a person or thing in doing something. However, there is a difference in their usage, as ‘can’ is used in present situation, whereas we can use ‘could’ for talking about a past ability. Both are followed by a base form of the verb.

Have been Vs have past participle?

It’s actually “Have Been V+ing” also known as the Present Perfect Progressive or Present Perfect Continuous. It is used for an activity that started in the past and still continues to the present. On the other hand, the Present Perfect Simple (Have P.P.) is used for completed actions.

Has been pp grammar?

A passive verb needs to have before the main verb (which should be in past participle form). ‘has been’ and ‘was’ are both forms of , thus both sentences are grammatically correct. The difference is the tense: ‘has been named’ is present perfect.

What does past participle mean?

The PAST PERFECT TENSE indicates that an action was completed (finished or “perfected”) at some point in the past before something else happened. This tense is formed with the past tense form of “to have” (HAD) plus the past participle of the verb (which can be either regular or irregular in form):

Would have been doing grammar?

“Would have been doing it” implies that they definitely did not start doing it on Monday. If you say “would have been doing it”, you need to begin: “If they had started doing it on Monday…”.

Should have buy or bought?

Bought is the past tense and past participle of the verb to buy, which means “to obtain something by paying money for it.”

What is might have?

1 : something that might have happened who can calculate the might-have-beens— W. M. Thackeray reconstructs the might-have-beens of English and French elections— H. C. Mansfield. 2 : a person who might have amounted to something or to more.

Could should would have?

Past modals tell what could have, would have, and should have happened. To form these past modals, use could, would, or should followed by have, followed by a past participle verb. Use have for all pronouns; never use has or had to form a past modal.

Should I have ESL?

‘Should Have’ Defined: ‘Should have’ is a modal verb, specifically it is a past perfect modal verb. Generally, modal verbs are helping verbs that express either necessity or possibility. As a past perfect verb, ‘should have’ references an action that has previously been completed.

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