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    Wink Passive Voice With Modal Auxiliaries

    DO YOU KNOW WHEN I HAVE TO USE THE FOLLOWING STRUCTURE:

    SUBJECT + MODAL AUXILIARY + BE + VERB IN PAST PARTICIPLE

    I CAN'T IDENTIFY VERY WELL IF THIS ESTRUCTURE IS USED IN PRESENT OR PAST SENTENCES.

    PLEASE TELL ME.

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    Default Re: Passive Voice With Modal Auxiliaries

    Quote Originally Posted by JAVIER BARRUETA ROJAS View Post
    DO YOU KNOW WHEN I HAVE TO USE THE FOLLOWING STRUCTURE:

    SUBJECT + MODAL AUXILIARY + BE + VERB IN PAST PARTICIPLE

    I CAN'T IDENTIFY VERY WELL IF THIS ESTRUCTURE IS USED IN PRESENT OR PAST SENTENCES.

    PLEASE TELL ME.
    Can you give examples?

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    Default Re: Passive Voice With Modal Auxiliaries

    I would say it depends on context.
    A: What would you be doing if you could be doing exactly what you wanted to be doing?
    B: I would be swimming.
    C: I would be sunbathing.
    D: I would be sleeping.
    E: I would be shopping.
    (Please don't use all caps.)

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    Default Re: Passive Voice With Modal Auxiliaries

    DO YOU KNOW WHEN I HAVE TO USE THE FOLLOWING STRUCTURE:

    SUBJECT + MODAL AUXILIARY + BE + VERB IN PAST PARTICIPLE

    I CAN'T IDENTIFY VERY WELL IF THIS ESTRUCTURE IS USED IN PRESENT OR PAST SENTENCES.

    PLEASE TELL ME.



    you can just use in the present and/or future, because if you want to use the past.
    you have to use : modal+ have been+past participle

    good luck!

    the answer is late, sorry

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