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    what about "would have"

    hello
    I know about using " would have" as unreal past or conditional , and my question is : when I read any story or article or anything else so "would have" don't come as conditional , pleas I want more information about using of "would have" and can we use it as habitual and if the answer yes ,please give me some example about "would have" as habitual aspect.
    thank you very much

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    Re: what about "would have"

    "Would have" is a conditional. It's not used for habitual actions.
    Some Americans use it in a strange way, as in "If he would have come, we could have given it to him", instead of the correct "If he had come ..."

    If you say you've seen it used not as a conditional, you should give us an example.

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    Re: what about "would have"

    Welcome to the forum, samerr.

    We welcome your questions, but please don't ask the same question in more than one forum at the same time. It wastes the time of people who answer a question that may have already been answered elsewhere.

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