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    might have/had

    which one is correct?

    1) They might have gone/been to canada.
    2) They might had gone/been to canada.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fugitivemind View Post
    which one is correct?

    1) They might have gone/been to Canada.
    2) They might had gone/been to Canada.
    1) is correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    1) is correct.
    appreciate you sir,
    and that means we can not use "model verb + had + past participle".

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    Quote Originally Posted by fugitivemind View Post
    appreciate you sir,
    and that means we can not use "model verb + had + past participle".
    Yes, that's right. Also, we can't use "modal + to infinitive".

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, that's right. Also, we can't use "modal + to infinitive".
    sir actually does above both words (gone/been) for the 1st sentence make same sense of the statement or it makes a different sense?

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    i mean, is it OK to use either of these word to complete a sentence.

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    Re: might have/had

    He might have gone to Canada = It is possible that he left this place, and that he is on his way to, or is actually in, Canada.
    He might have been to Canada = It is possible that he went to, and left, Canada at some time in the past; he is not there now.

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