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    Default left out and leave

    how to use left and leave??
    ex. for this conversation

    A: hi i just reached home.
    B: are u happy now?
    A: yeah I'm happy with my friends here.
    B: I'm happy for u, but u shouldn't left your mother there alone.

    should i use leave or leaving, or left ??

    thanks and regards

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    Default Re: left out and leave

    You should not leave your mother there alone.

    Leave because of it is necessary to use an infinitive after a modal.

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    Default Re: left out and leave

    if so, when must use left??

    give me few examples... thank you for helping me...

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    Default Re: left out and leave

    Welcome to the forums by the by

    Leave - simple present
    Left - simple past
    Left - participle past
    Leaving - participle present

    I leave my mother now
    I left my mother yesterday.
    I had left my mother - a moment in the past.


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