Modal Perfect List and Example Sentences

Modal Perfect List and Example Sentences

Modal Perfect List and Example Sentences


Modal Perfect Examples
Must Have + Past P. My mother has arrived late. She must have been in a traffic jam.
May Have + Past P. We may have passed the math exam, but it was in French.
Might Have + Past P. Alex may have taken the wrong train.
Could Have + Past P. I’m sorry but, You could have played better.
Couldn’t  Have + Past P. She couldn’t have passed because she hadn’t studied enough.
Would  Have + Past P. If I had guessed the future, I would have taken some precautions against what would happen.
Should Have + Past P. You should have listened to the teacher.
Shouldn’t Have + Past P. She shouldn’t have told them.
Needn’t Have + Past P. I needn’t have read the book.

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