This clip is from an episode of the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast, which is a very funny podcast about interesting and surprising facts.

Anna is talking about a man from Mumbai who is suing his parents for giving birth to him without his consent.

If she before he , definitely wouldn't .
If she had him before he born, she definitely wouldn't done .

…If she had met him before he was born, she definitely wouldn’t have done it

This sentence is an example of a third conditional, which is used to talk about the hypothetical/unreal past.

The structure of a third conditional is: If + past perfect, would have + past participle

e.g. If I had studied for the exam, I would have passed. In reality, I didn’t study and as a result I failed the exam.

Notice the weak/unstressed pronunciation of ‘had’ as /əd/ and ‘have’ as /əv/ – this is common in third conditional sentences.

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