couldn't find or couldn't found


Are both of these sentences are correct, If yes then how these are different, If no then which one is wrong and why?

1. She couldn't find the book.

2. She coudn't found the book.

asked Apr 19 '13 at 08:12 nini New member

2 answers


can, could, shall, should, may, might, must etc... are auxiliary words.  An infinitive should be written just after auxiliaries.

She could not write.

She could not listen.

She may come.

He should do it.

link comment answered Apr 21 '13 at 15:39 Z. A. Jazley Expert

couldn't find is the correct answer 

link comment answered Sep 28 at 23:42 Salmaan Abdullahi New member

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