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Conditional Perfect


Conditional perfect is an English grammatical tense. It relates an action that someone would have done.

Form

would + have + past participle

Affirmative

I would have traveled around the world.

Interrogative

Would you have traveled around the world?

Negative

I wouldn't have stayed in my hometown.

Use

  • Conditional perfect is used for something that might have happened in the past.
  • It is also used in the main clause of conditional sentences type in type III.

Examples

  • She would have met him if she had come earlier.
  • You would have got more money, if you had worked harder.
  • He would have passed the test, if he had studied.
  • We would have arrived on time, if we had run faster.

Related material:

Conditional sentences