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Answer #1 | 22/12 2013 22:40
First, fix the comma splice. "Do not say that. You could be born in that country." Next, unless you are talking to someone not yet born, you must refer to their birth in the past. Like this: "Do not say that. You could have been born in that country." All better.
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Answer #2 | 22/12 2013 22:42
Do not say that, you could HAVE BEEN born in that country. We could have provided a better answer with a bit more detail to the context of which it was said.
Positive: 82 %
Answer #3 | 22/12 2013 22:47
Do not say that! You could have been born in that country! OR Don't say that! You could have been born there! (More natural/informal)
Positive: 62 %
Answer #4 | 22/12 2013 22:50
The correct way of saying this will be "Do not say that! You could have been born in that country."
Positive: 30 %

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