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Should have - Could have - Would have
Should have + past participle: It is used to give advice about the past.
John:I ate too much and now I'm sick.
Andy:Why did you eat too much? You shouldn't have eaten so much!
Could have + past participle:It is used to talk about possibility in the past.
John:I didn't study enough so I failed my exam.
Andy:Why didn't you study more? You had all the materials.You could have studied more but you didn't.
Would have + past participle:It is usually depending on the result.
John:I bought my hat at Walmart.
Andy:I don't like Walmart. All the items are expensive. If you had gone to Hollister,they would have given you a discount.
The negative forms are : Shouldn't have/Couldn't have/Wouldn't have.
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