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I've come across many sentences that contains would have + past participle, I know how to use it in conditionals sentences but my problem is how to use it without conditionals sentences

For example , I heard this sentence in a movie

Have you ever think about how I would have felt?

So What is the difference between saying,

  • Have you ever thought about how I would have felt?

and

  • Have you ever thought about how I felt ?
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    "Have you ever think" is not grammatically correct to the best of my knowledge.
    – Cardinal
    Apr 12 '20 at 18:24
  • Sorry i wrote it wrong,it's (have you ever thought about how i would have felt?
    – Peter
    Apr 12 '20 at 18:42
  • I see. To me, the first one implies a hypothetical statement, but the second one talks about an actual thing that happened and made him/her to feel in a certain way. Not sure though!
    – Cardinal
    Apr 12 '20 at 18:45
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  • "How I would have felt" is conditional. There is an "if" clause, in the past, implied in this question. For example, "Have you ever thought about how I would have felt if you had moved to Australia?"

  • "How I felt" refers to something that actually happened in the past. "Have you ever thought about how I felt when you moved to Australia?"

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