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have not been as useful as I might

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    "I have not been as useful as I might (have been useful)."

    "I might have been useful" is a re-imagined past... basically, it didn't happen. You were not very useful, in reality. Your phrase is about wishing otherwise... there's a little feeling of regret here.

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