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    Would 'I should have handed it in by next Wednesday' make a grammatically correct answer to the queston of 'When will you submit your term paper?'
    I came across it in a test,but I am not sure if it is right.

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    Re: correct answer

    Would 'I should have handed it in by next Wednesday' make a grammatically correct answer to the queston of 'When will you submit your term paper?'
    I came across it in a test,but I am not sure if it is right.
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    you may simply say 'i'll hand it in next wednesday.'
    but 'should have handed in' is also acceptable.. i think..
    it depends on what you mean/what you try to convey..


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    Quote Originally Posted by eddkzk View Post
    Would 'I should have handed it in by next Wednesday' make a grammatically correct answer to the queston of 'When will you submit your term paper?'
    I came across it in a test,but I am not sure if it is right.
    It is correct - you are saying that your expectation is that you will have completed the paper by the time that Wednesday has arrived.


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    Quote Originally Posted by paochai01 View Post
    Would 'I should have handed it in by next Wednesday' make a grammatically correct answer to the queston of 'When will you submit your term paper?'
    I came across it in a test,but I am not sure if it is right.
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    you may simply say 'i'll hand it in next wednesday.'
    but 'should have handed in' is also acceptable.. i think..
    it depends on what you mean/what you try to convey..
    Thanks for your kind help. Do you mean that I can take that 'should have+Past participle' can be used instead of simple future or future perfect?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    It is correct - you are saying that your expectation is that you will have completed the paper by the time that Wednesday has arrived.
    Thanks for your kind help. Do you mean I can take that 'should have+Past participle' can be used instead of simple future or future perfect?

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    yes, you definitely can.. =)

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