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    #1

    might as well

    How to say in past tense the following sentences?

    1: She might as well purchase a new laptop.
    2: You might as well resign now.

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    #2

    Re: might as well

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    1). "She might as well have purchased a laptop."

    2). "You might as well have resigned now."

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    Re: might as well

    Quote Originally Posted by SlickVic9000 View Post
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    1). "She might as well have purchased a laptop."

    2). "You might as well have resigned now."
    not a teacher

    The sentences are in the present perfect tense (not past tense), aren't they?

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    #4

    Re: might as well

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    not a teacher

    The sentences are in the present perfect tense (not past tense), aren't they?
    We have what is sometimes called a 'modal perfect'.

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