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Which is correct?

If he had shown up, we would have had a full house.

If he had showed up, we would have had a full house.

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Both are correct but I think shown is more common.

CB
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Tcurrier Which is correct?
If he had shown up, we would have had a full house.
If he had showed up, we would have had a full house.
Thanks!

Both past participles (shown; showed) are acceptable.

CJ

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You are incorrect.

The past perfect of "show" is "shown." Show, showed, shown. They will show up. They showed up yesterday. They had already shown up.

Showed and shown can't both be used correctly in that sentence.

It would be "If he had shown up, we would have had a full house".
AnonymousYou are incorrect.
CB is not incorrect: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/show
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I disagree.

In the two sentences, the correct use is "shown" imo. The second sentence should have the "had" removed before the word "showed".

If he showed up....not "if he had showed up"

The second sentence is incorrect in its current form I believe.

Just my .02 though....
Did you check the link fivejedjon provided? "Had showed" is an acceptable alternative.
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Tcurrier Which is correct?
If he had shown up, we would have had a full house.
If he had showed up, we would have had a full house.
Thanks!

He has not showed up. He has not shown up

That definition is showing the various tenses, not synonyms or alternatives - as previously stated: show, showed, shown
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