Published on March 21, 2014
MODALS with MULTIPLE USES
To show that something was probable in the past: VERY CERTAIN must (not) have V3 can’t have V3 couldn’t have V3
Jack had a stomachache after dinner. Sofia was at a movie with me last night. He must have eaten too much. You couldn’t have seen her at the mall.
To show that something was possible in the past: UNCERTAIN could have V3 may (not) have V3 might (not) have V3
He could/may/might have missed the bus this morning. Tanya was supposed to meet me before school. David is usually here by now. She may/might not have gotten the message.
PAST must (not) V1 have to V1 have got to V1 had better (not) V1 should (not) V1 OPINION or ADVICE PRESENT should (not) have V3
Parents have got to monitor the shows their children watch. The kids have better not spend so much time indoors playing computer games.
I should have listened the advice my parents gave me about having a healhty life. We should not have ignored the scientists’ warnings about global warming.
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