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I could/might have died

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I could/might have died

Post by simonugor » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:16 am

Hello,

let's say I've had a near death experience one night but luckily I survived. Is "I could have just died that night." correct? Or is it better to use might?

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Re: I could/might have died

Post by Alan » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:58 am

Actually, both are possible, but 'could' is, I would say, slightly more common.

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