Would have been done grammar
The main verb in “would have been” is BE; in a different tense, it would be equivalent to saying “I am more satisfied.” HAVE is a helping verb in this sentence along with WOULD and BEEN (form of the verb BE).
What would have been meaning
The phrase “the party would have been a disaster if Mary hadnt shown up” is an example of how we might use would have been to explain the logic of an event. Other examples include “I would have been there, but I had to pick up my daughter from school early today” and “Frank would have been here earlier, but he got stuck in traffic.”
How do you use would have done
If it had been a little warmer, we would have gone for a swim. He would have been furious if he had seen you. Dad would have finished work. We also use would have in conditionals to talk about something that did not occur in the past.
Have been done meaning
We have been (were, and still are) assuming that he got lost and will not arrive this week.1 Jan 2006
Could have been done meaning
Definition 2: When something was hypothetically possible in the past but never materialized.
What tense is would have done
Could have, would have, and should have are sometimes referred to as “modals of lost opportunities” because they act as a grammatical time machine, allowing you to express your current feelings regarding a past decision (or other action).
Would be or would have been
It is also possible to use will be in such circumstances, but it lacks the sense of reserve and politeness expressed by would be. * Would have been** declares what might have occurred in the past if circumstances had been different, and is used to express what might have been if they had withdrew to their borders.
What would I have done meaning
It is a question of what someone might have done otherwise in a given circumstance.
Would have been Vs could have been
Could have been means that the event was possible if an attempt had been made, and the attempt could have succeeded or failed. Would have been means that the event was unquestionably possible.
Have been doing or have been done
The only difference between the two is that we use the present perfect to emphasize the action, as in “I have played tennis for five years,” and the present perfect continuous, as in “I have been playing tennis for five years,” to emphasize the duration of the activity.
Would have been better meaning
If you had added a few more points, it could have been better; it would have been better if you had added a few more points.
Should have been done meaning
used to explain what was the correct course of action when you realize someone did not follow it.
Have been done or had been done
Had done is a past perfect tense, generally referring to something that happened earlier in the past, before another action also occurred in the past. Have done is a present perfect tense, generally used when the action is completed recently or just now.
Would be done meaning
“would have been done” denotes that the action was carried out in the past subject to certain conditions. “would be done” denotes that the action is to be carried out in the future subject to certain conditions.
Would had been meaning
Would have been expresses an improbable circumstance, speaking of something that did not occur, and is known as a past conditional. It typically talks about an improbable outcome followed by the action in the past that would have produced that scenario.
Have been done is done
We use “is done” to indicate something is finished in the present simple tense and “has been done” for the present perfect simple tense; both are passive voice verb forms.
What is the difference between I have done and I have been done
Have been done – is used for Passive Voice sentences. Have done would be used after the name of the thing that was done, while Have been done would be used after the name of the person who did it.
Should have been done VS should have done
Jan 28, 2016 You should have completed it in the past tense (you should have done it), and you should have been doing it in the present perfect continuous tense (you should have been doing it in that present).