Can we use Models + not + Past Participles while constructing English sentences?


a) This pizza would be the best ever if it would not arrived cold.

b) Custom drapery should not arrived damaged, dirty and have dead bugs stuck on fabric.

c) Realization that the product might not arrived by the time of his friend wedding; Still buy it because the user needed it;

d) Cubans approved in one fiscal year may not arrived in the United States until the following year.

e) The police were outside the house, but would not arrived quick enough to stop Bonnie from killing Ken.


Modal verbs cannot be matched with a participle.

They must be followed by a short infinitive (which can be another auxiliary verb in a longer structure).


to go: I should go back to work.

to have (auxiliary): I should have said nothing. (note that "said" is a participle)

  • You mean all my examples are incorrect. – user4084 Feb 18 '19 at 6:16
  • pretty much yes, according to my understanding. I never encountered constructs similar to what you presented in your examples. – virolino Feb 18 '19 at 6:17

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