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I understand that should have/would have etc. are used to refer to something unrealistic or contrary to what has really happened. I do, however, have several questions.

I know that this form is most likely correct:

She should never have married him.

but is this also correct?

She should have never married him.

Second question, is this sentence correct?

She would have never married him, had it not been for her father.

Thank you in advance!

  • "She should have never married him" is by far more natural/common than "She should never have married him". The answer to your second question is "yes". – Armen Ծիրունյան May 28 '18 at 18:44
  • Here is an Ngram graph mapping "should never have married him" (blue line) vs. "never should have married him" (red line) vs. "should have never married him" (no line) for the period 1800–2008. Evidently, in writing, the first two options are much more common than the third. – Sven Yargs May 29 '18 at 6:03

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