- What's the usage and meaning of "would" in this sentence:
He (Sherlock Holmes) would undoubtedly have been baffled by the way the crime was committed.
In this sentence, why is “have” used instead of “has”?
What are the differences between the above sentence and the ones below?
Can I remove would and replace “have” with “has”?
Do these adjustments change the meaning of the sentence?
He undoubtedly has been baffled by the way the crime was committed.
- Is this sentence a passive voice of the Present Perfect tense?
I appreciate so much and It's be great if you offer an equivalent structure and give more common examples of daily routine conversation.
I read this sentence in "504 absolutely essential word" book lesson 21, word 12, sentence 3/C, Due to it I'm sure the sentence is correct grammatically and it's written by a professional author.