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GUEST2008

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Hi

1.I would preferred them to have kicked me out of my house when I was a kid.

2. I preferred them to kick me out of my house when I was a kid.

Maybe I should use the past perfect tense?

Which is correct?
 

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correct version:
I would prefer to have been kicked out of the house when I was a kid.
 

David L.

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1.I would have preferred to have been kicked out of the house when I was a kid.

I would have preferred for them to have kicked me out of the house when I was a kid.

2. I would have preferred that they had kicked me out of the house when I was a kid.
 

GUEST2008

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1.I would have preferred to have been kicked out of the house when I was a kid.

I would have preferred for them to have kicked me out of the house when I was a kid.

2. I would have preferred that they had kicked me out of the house when I was a kid.

Hi

Why did you use the past perfect in the last one and in others you did not?
 
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