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A question about English modal verbs. This is a multiple choice: " We didn't see him at the exhibition yesterday." " He_ it." A. mustn't visit B. can't have visited C. should have gone to see D. may see My English teacher chose B. can't have visited. But I prefer C. shoud have gone to see Which option is right? Thank you very much for answering.
Nov 20, 2016 5:27 AM
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B is likely to be right as the most natural response. The other person logically reasons that it is likely that he didn't go. C makes sense but is a non sequitur. The first person said only that he or she didn't see him, not that he definitely didn't go.
November 20, 2016
Plesae check out my last question "The Wrong Kind of Small Talk", that is article that we have differents opinions about, if you have the time.
November 20, 2016
No, she's Chinese.
November 20, 2016
Is your teacher a native and which English dialect do they speak?
November 20, 2016
Agreed. C.
November 20, 2016
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Lily Rose
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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