[Grammar] Please help me answer this question.

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Mitra Tran

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You..... told us he was a famous director - we'd have asked for his autograph!
A. had
B.have
C. could have
D. would have

I chose A but the correct answer turn out to be C so I confused a bit. Can someone help explain it for me?
 

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You..... told us he was a famous director - we'd have asked for his autograph!
A. had
B.have
C. could have
D. would have

I chose A but the correct answer turn out to be C so I confused a bit. Can someone help explain it for me?
The sentence makes no sense with A.
"We'd have asked ..." means "We would have asked ..."
The meaning is that if you had told us he was a famous doctor, we would have asked for his autograph. This implies that 'we' weren't told.
 

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Oh, I see. I knew that meaning but I just try to form the conditional type 3. My mistake. Thank you very much. Btw, I have one more question so please kindly help me

...for you to buy a bike because you can easily borrow one when you need one.
A. It's not worth it
B. It's not worth
C. Is not worth
D. It's worthy
 

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You need to make your own attempt first.

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Oh actually, these question are on my exam I did today, I chose wrong answer so I want to ask for the explaining of them. Btw, my choice for the second question is B but the correct answer is A.
 

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Oh actually, these question are on my exam I did today, I chose wrong answer so I want to ask for the explaining of them. Btw, my choice for the second question is B but the correct answer is A.
Yes, the answer's A. We don't say, "It's not worth for ..."
 
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