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    tenses

    hello there,
    I'm unsure with this sentence.Hope someone could help me out.
    'It wouldn't had killed him to have woken me up this morning before he left for school'

    The situation is that A didn't wake B up before he left the house.
    I wonder if the above expression '....' used by B is grammatically correct?

    Could you precise which tense is used and please give some more examples for that tense.

    thanks so much.

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    Re: tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hello there,
    I'm unsure with this sentence.Hope someone could help me out.
    'It wouldn't had killed him to have woken me up this morning before he left for school'

    The situation is that A didn't wake B up before he left the house.
    I wonder if the above expression '....' used by B is grammatically correct?

    Could you precise which tense is used and please give some more examples for that tense.

    thanks so much.
    You should use 'It wouldn't have killed him...' this is present perfect tense.

    Other examples, "I have lived here for..." "She has been swimming since..."

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