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Offline chuliona

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correct?
« on: September 08, 2013, 05:15:23 am »
His email contained many spelling errors.  I think 'he cannot possibly have used' his computer's spellchecker.

Is the phrase 'cannot have used...' correct?

Please advise.

Iona

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Re: correct?
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 12:37:02 pm »
Iona, yes, 'he cannot possibly have used' is OK. Perhaps 'could not' would be better though.

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Re: correct?
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 01:05:46 pm »
Thanks Darryl.

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Re: correct?
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2013, 11:56:11 am »
or can't have
Best wishes,

Duncan