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    Re: didn't need to have been ever used?

    "We shouldn't have hurried" suggests that it was actually a bad idea. "We needn't have hurried" simply states it wasn't necessary.

    As far as the suitcase sentence goes, "We will have to do without it" is the correct form.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: didn't need to have been ever used?

    "going to have" would sound wakward here?

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    Re: didn't need to have been ever used?

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "going to have" would sound awkward here?
    Do you mean "We are going to have to do without the suitcase"? That's absolutely fine and means exactly the same as "We will have to do without the suitcase".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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