is this right?

See example:

It's funny, when my children were young, I would explained this to them all the time.
asked Jan 29 '14 at 05:32 Jeanne Hatch New member

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Actually the sentence should go like this:


When my children were young, I would have explained...


That's because it is a statement about the past, when the children were young.

link comment answered Jan 29 '14 at 10:01 Nile New member

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