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 imparfait here describes how things used to be, were at that time in the past ...
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