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The Modal Perfects by Mind Map: The Modal Perfects
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The Modal Perfects

Criticism given after an event

You should/ought to have told me that you were so ill. I wouldn't have asked you to do that difficult job.

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A logical conclusion about a past action

They must have had an accident. It's 10 o'clock and they haven't arrived yet.

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A guess about a past action

She was in the area, so she may/might have seen the accident.

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Ability to have done something that in the end wasn't done

I could have bought the tickets, but I thought that Anne was buying them.

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