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[*] posted on 10-4-2003 at 12:13 AM
The phrase "I should have..."

What is the correct way to say " I should have...(plus past participle)"?

For example:" I should have said no." Or "I should have have listened".

Does one use "Debi haber..."? Or is some form of the subjunctive correct as in "Hubiera..."?
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[*] posted on 10-4-2003 at 06:12 AM

I believe you can say either "debia haber dicho no" or "Hubiera dicho no" Both should be acceptable. - Stephanie
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[*] posted on 11-19-2003 at 03:03 PM

this little newby agrees with Stephanie
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Mood: wait and see

question.gif posted on 11-20-2003 at 03:52 PM
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This wouldn't happen to be David Charles Thomas, would it?
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