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Is should + have + had correct? As in example -- "I should have had more cakes"

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  • What makes you think it might not be correct? – KillingTime Mar 29 at 15:41
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I believe it is correct.

From Practical English Usage:

But should/ought to have + past participle can be used to talk about unfulfilled past obligations: things which weren’t done, or which may or may not have been done. I should have phoned Ed this morning, but I forgot.

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