I could've told you that. The reason for the mistake is that the pronunciation of
have in unstressed contexts is the same as that of of, and the two words are ...
The phrase could have refers to something that was possible but did not occur in
the past. In informal speech, it is contracted to could've, not could of.
There is no such phrase as “could of” so why do so many people say and write it?
The problem lies when you shorten 'could have' to 'could've'. Try saying it.
This is one of those errors typically made by a person more familiar with the
spoken than the written form of English. A sentence like “I would have gone if ...
i am attempting to explain the difference between could of and could have and
really don't know if i am explaining it correctly or not. My example is: I could of ...
“We could of used the right helping verb.” We understand where this mistake
came from. It came from speech. The word “have” when joined with “could” to
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It's Could've/Would've/Should've NOT Could of/Would of/Should of...Dumbass.
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I wish I could hug you and just see your face. But now I have memories to stand
in your place. Gone but not forgotten, that's what they say. Of course that is true.