https://www.duolingo.com/adcooley

"Él no puede haber leído este libro."

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/adcooley

Why is this haber instead of ha?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Babella

"Haber leído" is a compound infinitive, you can read of its uses here: http://www.elearnspanishlanguage.com/grammar/verb/perfectinfinitive.html :]

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adcooley

Thanks! Also, where did you go on Duolingo to answer this question? Clearly you aren't studying spanish...

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Babella

You're welcome; I'm Spanish ;]

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/adcooley

Haha I figured that much! I was asking more of a Duolingo site question. Let's say I want to help people with their English questions when they ask about a specific question in the learning lessons. Where do I go to view new questions?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Babella

Oh, sorry XD You can only get into the English forum if you set Duolingo in a different language (Account - Settings - Learning Language).

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/twinsocks
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"could"? Not can? Doesn't could need to be "podría"?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/twinsocks
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Oh never mind, I just realise we have two "could"s in English, one is past tense and one is conditional. It's never occurred to me before!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PinkyGreen

I answered "He cannot have read this book." And it was counted as correct also.

5 years ago
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