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Exercise #28 - perfect modal verbs

Directions: Complete each sentence or question with the correct modal verb and main verb in the perfect tense. Some are negative.

 

1. David _________ _________ __________ earlier.

2. You _________ _________ ___________ a good lawyer.

3. It __________ __________ _________ that long to complete. (negative)

4. We _________ _________ __________ something.

5. They ________ _________ __________ a little more to eat.

6. The bus driver _________ __________ _________ us off at that other stop.

7. She _________ __________ __________ about her appointment.

8. You _________ _________ _________ that. (negative)

9. I _________ _________ _________ you a ride if you had asked.

10. __________ they _________ __________ their assignment by now? (negative)

 

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Here they are:

 

1. David should have left earlier.

2. You would have been a good lawyer.

3. It couldn't have taken that long to complete. (negative)

4. We should have said something.

5. They might have needed a little more to eat.

6. The bus driver could have dropped us off at that other stop.

7. She might have forgotten about her appointment.

8. You shouldn't have done that. (negative)

9. I would have given you a ride if you had asked.

10. Shouldn't they have finished their assignment by now?

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