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If the Houses of Parliament had not been burned down in 1834, the great clock would not have been erected.

Can you use 'would not been' instead of 'would not have been'?

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    No, "'would not been'" is ungrammatical. Commented Feb 20, 2019 at 11:08
  • How about ' would not had been'?
    – Y. zeng
    Commented Feb 20, 2019 at 11:11
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    No, "'would not had been'" is ungrammatical. Commented Feb 20, 2019 at 11:11
  • You will find it hard to believe, but I have decided to move into the country. Can you tell me what is the it mean?
    – Y. zeng
    Commented Feb 20, 2019 at 11:20
  • Please ask a new question about that! Commented Feb 20, 2019 at 11:21

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Only "would not have been" or "wouldn't have been" is accepted as grammatically correct.

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