Would the following be an example of objection using the conditional? It is in response to a character revealing what she has done.
Tú no tendrías que decir nada. No tendrías que haberle dado la pistola.
How would you translate this? Here is my attempt:
You didn't have to say anything. You didn't have to give her the gun/pistol.
"Tú no tendrías que decir nada. No tendrías que haberle dado la pistola."
It is a bit odd as the first sentence is referring to a "future" event and the second to a "past event":
Tú no tendrías que decir nada. = You wouldn't have to say anything/wouldn't need to say anything
No tendrías que haberle dado la pistola. = You shouldn't have given him/her the gun.
For the first sentence to refer to a past event, it would have to change to:
Tú no tendrías que haber dicho nada.
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