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    Is this grammatically correct?

    I could have died if I had not be careful.

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    Re: Is this grammatically correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by thebibler View Post
    I could have died if I had not been careful.
    Welcome! The sentence is now correct.
    You have to use the past participle "been" with perfect tense.

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