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Could you tell me the meaning of the kind of sentence which has structure of "Subject + would have + verb"?
When do we use it?
It could have one of several meanings. Post a sentence which has puzzled you, and we'll try to help. Don't forget to provide context.
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If you had invited me, I + would have + come to your party last night. But you did not invite me.
Some people think that if the democracies had been very firm with country X during the 1930's, country X + would +
not + have started World War II. But they were not firm.
If Mona had studied hard last week, she + would have + passed the test today. But she did not study hard, so she
did not pass the test today.
Ms. X lived for a hundred years. She never married. But if she had married someone, she + would have + married
only for love, not for money. But she never met the man of her dreams.
So, "would have +verb" expresses something we wil do in the past, the onliy thing is it was not truth.we didn't do that.