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    #1

    ... did that to me, I would have...

    Fairness for all: Anwar was only calling a spade a spade. In any case, I can understand Anwar's anger after how Najib keeps trying to frame Anwar for one offence after another. I don't blame Anwar.

    If I were in his place and someone did that to me, I would have used even worse words to call him. I can imagine the pressure and tension Anwar has to go through.

    I believe I have asked a similar question before. I wonder whether 'did' and 'would have' are consistent in the above paragraph.

    Thanks.

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    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Fairness for all: Anwar was only calling a spade a spade. In any case, I can understand Anwar's anger after how Najib keeps trying to frame Anwar for one offence after another. I don't blame Anwar.

    If I were in his place and someone did that to me, I would have used even worse words to call him. I can imagine the pressure and tension Anwar has to go through.

    I believe I have asked a similar question before. I wonder whether 'did' and 'would have' are consistent in the above paragraph.

    Thanks.
    If I were in his place and someone did that to me, I would use even worse words to call him. I can imagine the pressure and tension Anwar has to go through.

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    #3

    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    If I were in his place and someone did that to me, I would use even worse words to call him. I can imagine the pressure and tension Anwar has to go through.

    I disagree. He's using conditional in the past. If I had been in the situation Anwar was in, I would have used even worse ...

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    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    I disagree. He's using conditional in the past. If I was in the situation Anwar was in , I would have used even worse ...
    I disagree. For "I would have used..." to be correct it would have to start " "If I had been...had done"

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    #5

    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I disagree. For "I would have used..." to be correct it would have to start " "If I had been...had done"
    How did you get to that before I hit edit?

    I think the mistake is in the first part of the sentence not in the "would have used" part.

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    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    How did you get to that before I hit edit?

    I think the mistake is in the first part of the sentence not in the "would have used" part.
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    Re: ... did that to me, I would have...

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