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'Could of' or 'could have'? | Oxford Dictionaries

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I could of told you that. instead of: I could have told you that. or alternatively: I could've told you that. The reason for the mistake is that the pronunciation of have  ...

could of, should of, would of

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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 ...

Correct English Grammar: Could Of or Could Have? | Ninja Creative

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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.

etymology - How did the use of "could of" and "should of" originate ...

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Nov 17, 2011 ... It bothers me that so many people use could of , would of , should of instead of could've or could have , etc. For instance, I have seen people ...

Could of vs could have? - English Forums

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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 ...

Chapter 2 - “Could of” - Grammar.com

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“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 form ...

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It's Never "Could Of"!

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Aug 12, 2000 ... CHEAP AND EASY EXPLANATION: There is no such phrase as "could of" in English. Never, never, never write those two words together as a ...

Could of should of would of | Pedants' corner | Grandparents forum ...

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Doesn't it make you want to weep? Has this generation learned NO grammar at all?? Apostrophes? Don't get me started. Even on printed and ...

"Could of", "would of", "should of"? It's not "of", you idiot ... - Facebook

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For all those people who want to murder someone when they see or hear someone use "of" where "have" is quite clearly the appropriate word.

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Could Of or Could Have?

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Write could have, should have, will have, or would have. If you want to emphasize the pronunciation, write it as a verb contraction: could've, should've, will've, ...

Could have vs Could of | e Learn English Language

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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.

Urban Dictionary: could of

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A common misconception among idiots who go by their ears rather than their brain. The real way to say it is "Could HAVE", i.e. "I could HAVE gone to the party" , ...