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    Question About "shouldn't have"

    I _______ have been more than ten years old when our family moved to London.

    The word for the blank is "couldn't", but can I say "shouldn't" in this sentence? Is "shouldn't have done" also used to make a guess about things that happened in the past?

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    Re: About "shouldn't have"

    No

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    Re: About "shouldn't have"

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    No
    With this "No",do you mean "shouldn't have done" can't be used to make a guess about things that happened in the past, (is "should have done" in the same case?)? Then what kind of meaning does it express? And what about "should do sth"? Can the expression be used to express one's guess? Thanks for help.
    Last edited by roseriver1012; 05-Jul-2013 at 02:19.

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    #4
    5jj already answered your first question. Probably it would be best to start new threads for new questions.

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