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    would have done

    Hi guys,

    Can we say "I would have made him lose the match"?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-May-2014 at 02:57.

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    Re: would have done

    You can say anything you want to. You have a mouth and a tongue and a voice. Are you asking if native speakers are likely to say such a sentence? We might. What do you think it means?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: would have done

    In what circumstances do you want to say 'I would have made him lose the match'?

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    #4

    Re: would have done

    is this a correct sentence?

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    #5

    Re: would have done

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    is this a correct sentence?
    Correct capitalisation please.

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    #6

    Re: would have done

    Is my sentence correct?

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    #7

    Re: would have done

    You have been asked to provide the intended meaning. You have not yet done so.

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    #8

    Re: would have done

    It's only correct if it means what you intend it to mean.
    It could have several meanings consistent with it being grammatically correct.

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    #9

    Re: would have done

    I want to say that "my foe is a cricket player I also play in his team but in the last match I didn't play so if I had played, I would have made him lose the match(so wjat is the meaning here).

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    #10

    Re: would have done

    You've just given us your intended meaning. We were asking you!
    Yes, your original sentence is a correct grammatical sentence that could mean what you want it to (if your foe is the captain).
    Otherwise, you would have made your whole team lose the match, not especially your foe.

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