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I was standing I gave this answer this answer . is this a correct way

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    "If you had told me to move I would have moved." is the usual construction. – Cascabel Jul 25 at 15:53
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    It's an American usage, but many UK speakers find it odd. – John Lawler Jul 25 at 16:12
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Yes, it's grammatically correct, and you used the proper tense.

The lack of any contractions ("If you would've", "If you'd have...", etc.) makes it feel a bit stiff to me, but not using them isn't wrong, so don't worry.

  • Actually, "If you would have..." is not quite the usual usage. – Cascabel Jul 25 at 15:38
  • Usual for whom? – jungletek Jul 25 at 16:25
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    ....usual for just about anyone who knows how to use whom. – Cascabel Jul 25 at 16:29
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    @Cascabel - So usual for only a relatively small fraction of the population? – nnnnnn Jul 26 at 0:08

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