How do you use could have in a sentence?

Here are some more examples:

  1. People could do so much more for their community.
  2. I couldn’t have said it better myself.
  3. We could have left the party earlier.
  4. The girl was crying because she couldn’t find her parents.
  5. You could have stopped by the grocery store. We need some milk.
  6. I couldn’t have done it without you.

Could of could have grammar?

Could of is a common misspelling of the verb phrase could have. Most native English speakers use the contraction could’ve in everyday speech. This pronunciation omits the stressed H sound that differentiates have from of in the slurred familiarity of spoken English.

Could have meaning?

Could have means that something was possible in the past, but it did not happen. I could have gone directly to college, but I decided to travel for a year. Native speakers often do not pronounce their past tense modals as clearly as Tiffany. Could have been usually gets contracted to could’ve been or even coulda’ been.

Would have could have should have grammar exercises?

Could have should have would have

  • I. (buy) bread but I didn’t know we needed it. (
  • We. (invite) so many people to our party!
  • I. (start) saving money years ago! (
  • We. (join) you at the restaurant, but we couldn’t get a babysitter. (
  • The weather. (be) any worse! (
  • I.
  • They.
  • Amanda.

Should have Could have?

These past modal verbs are all used hypothetically, to talk about things that didn’t really happen in the past. 1: Could have + past participle means that something was possible in the past, or you had the ability to do something in the past, but that you didn’t do it.

Could have or could have been?

could -was possible to do something i could write my exams well today. Could +have -indicates a possible past action which was not done by the subject eg: she could have gone to the party but she was not interested. ‘been’ is the perfect tense of ‘am/is/are’.

Could have and could Difference?

The word ‘could’ is the past tense of ‘can’. It’s used to mean that somebody was able to do something in the past. So the former sentence means that he was able to climb the mountain. The phrase “could have” is used to mean that somebody was capable of doing something, but he actually didn’t do it.

Can Have could have?

Can have or could have?

Can have implies that someone has the opportunity to possess or do something. Edward can have an ice cream cone when he gets home. Edward could have an ice cream cone when he gets home, but he’ll have to finish his homework first. Gillian could have her friends over after school if she wasn’t so busy.

Would have should have could have use?

Could have V3 would have V3?

Referring to past events. Would have + V3 is similar to could have and might have but would have is more about something we chose to do or not to do in the past because a certain necessity was not met. Something was missing and that we chose to do what we did and that would have is usually combined with if clauses.

Could had VS could have?

3 Answers. “Which could have” in this case would indicate that the impact is still to come. If the study has concluded then “Could have had” would be much more appropriate. If the study is still in progress, could have an impact is correct.

Could’ve vs. could of?

Could have vs Could of. The phrase could have refers to something that was possible but did not occur in the past. In informal speech, it is contracted to could’ve, not could of. If I’d known you were moving, I could have (could’ve) helped you pack. If I’d known you were moving, I could of helped you pack.

What is the difference between could and can?

and possibility.

  • and possibility.
  • make requests or commands.
  • Could suggests a polite manner when making a request and it suggests a level of doubt or certainty.
  • Is it could or can?

    ‘Could’ and ‘can’ both mean the same thing, which is why they are commonly confused. The word ‘could’ is a form of the word ‘can’, but the two are used in very different contexts. The word ‘can’, in its most common form, means to be able to do something. In most cases, it can be replaced with a form of ‘be able to’.