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    "I would (not) + verb." and "I would (not) have + past participle"

    Hi all, Could you please tell me if there is any difference between "I would (not) + verb." and "I would (not) have + past participle"? For example why is the National Geographic Channel program called "I wouldn't go in there" but not "I wouldn't have gone in there"?
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    Re: "I would (not) + verb." and "I would (not) have + past participle"

    "I wouldn't go in there" - in the future if the hypothetical possibility arose.
    "I wouldn't have gone in there" - in the past, if the hypothetical possibility had arisen.

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