- For Teachers
Are the following sentences natural to a native ear?
1. It must had been a busy weekend for you. – ( I am asking this question on a Monday morning.)
2. We spoke briefly last week but couldn’t setup a meeting as I have been busy with the holiday shopping season.
3. I am just calling to report my stolen credit card.
Ok. Then what do I say if I am enquiring about a person's work on the same day.1. It must had been a busy weekend for you. – ( I am asking this question on a Monday morning.)
No, it must have been
4. It must have been a busy day for you --- (assume that I am asking the question at noon, but I mean to say that the person is going to be swamped the whole day.)
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.