Freeform Writing Exercise B2
It is the old perennial problem of whether to use the imperfect or the perfect tense.
With the additional difficulty of ‘devoir’
Devaient être = imparfait
Ont dû être = passé composé
Here the imperfect is better.
Devraient ( with an -r) être is should have been.
Hope this helps!
Could you explain why that tense is better here?
The imperfait here describe how things used to be , were at that time in the past ...
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