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    tell/told

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    "He couldn't have met her and tell her ..." I think it should be "tell" not "told"? In the first part of the sentence I used "have met" but I think it doesn't mean that I should use "told" in the second part?

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    Re: tell/told

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    "He couldn't have met her and tell her ..." I think it should be "tell" not "told"? In the first part of the sentence I used "have met" but I think it doesn't mean that I should use "told" in the second part?
    You are confusing two tenses. Told is correct.

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