As a second question linked to the Future Pluperfect Tense question.

Can we use double modals the way it is introduced in this source?

The Future Pluperfect: Double Tenses in American English Auxiliaries

Are the following sentences possible in modern English?

  • John might could examine the doctor.
  • John might could have examined the doctor.
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    The use of "might could" is a feature of some dialects of English, but it is not standard and should be avoided in most speaking and writing. Its use will give your communication a folksy, rural effect that most native speakers will find strange and possibly humorous coming from a non-native. – Robusto May 23 '17 at 13:47
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    Agreed. Although this might be fine with some English speakers, it sounds very strange to me. – Andrew May 23 '17 at 14:11
  • Question has already been reviewed extensively on this site english.stackexchange.com/questions/3211/… – Brillig May 26 '17 at 23:17

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