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Post by Spongex » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:29 pm

Does it sound natural?

I would be grateful if you had put what you have just said in writing (but i'm not because you didn't do that)

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Post by Alan » Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:39 am

Reasonably, but 'would have been grateful' sounds more natural/likely.

'Would be grateful' is normally in relation to things which one expects to be done in the near future.

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