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    #1

    It could be done

    It could be done easily.
    It could have done easily.

    Are these sentences OK? Do these sentences talks about future action?

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    #2

    Re: It could be done

    The first is right but not the second. It could be done easily refers to an action in the future with respect to the time frame of the context. For example:

    FDR believed that government action could end the Depression, but he did not believe it could be done easily.
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    #3

    Re: It could be done

    It could have done easily.
    It could have been done easily would work, but it would not refer to the future.

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    Re: It could be done

    [QUOTE=suniljain;1216613]It could have done easily./QUOTE]
    This works as the answer to a question such as Do you think that his father's influence got him the job?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 16-Jan-2016 at 18:46.

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    #5

    Re: It could be done

    Quote Originally Posted by suniljain View Post
    Do these sentences talk about future action?
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