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    Lightbulb should have or should had

    I am learning english. I have two statemets,Which is correct of the following two statemets? and give the reason
    1>They should have gone.
    2>They should had gone.

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    Re: should have or should had

    "Should had" is never correct. It does not exist in English grammar.

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    Re: should have or should had

    Quote Originally Posted by rajpan06 View Post
    I am learning English. I have two statements. Which of the following two statements is correct? And please give the reason.
    1>They should have gone.
    2>They should had gone.
    Please note my corrections to your question.

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    Re: should have or should had

    Quote Originally Posted by rajpan06 View Post
    give the reason
    The reason is that "The bare infinitive is used after modal verbs: can, should, could, might, may, etc."── quoted from http://speakspeak.com/resources/engl...are-infinitive

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