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    #1

    would have

    Are these sentences OK?

    I told John that I did not review the December 2015 operation report as I assumed Robert who had prepared the report would have reviewed it before he left for his holiday.

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    #2

    Re: would have

    There's only one sentence. It's missing a couple of commas to set off a parenthetical remark.

    Even with the commas, it could be improved by dividing it into two sentences.
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    #3

    Re: would have

    Actually, you need three commas -- after "report", after Robert", and after "report".

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    #4

    Re: would have

    Is it correct to replace 'did' with 'would'?
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    #5

    Re: would have

    It changes the meaning.

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    #6

    Re: would have

    With "did", it means that you simply didn't review the report. With "would" it means you refused to read it.
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