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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    #1

    may have come/might come

    They ..... last night, but I'm not sure.
    A. may come
    B. might come
    C. should come
    D. may have come
    http://www.englishjet.com/english_co...test_level.asp
    The answer key is (D). Why not (B) since he is not sure? Were the second part not mentioned, I wouldn't get confused.

  2. MikeNewYork's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: may have come/might come

    D is correct. One can not use "might come" to refer to a past event. One could use "might have come".

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