Choose the most appropriate alternative from the options given below to complete the following
If the tired soldier wanted to lie down, he ___ the mattress out on the balcony.
Answer C: If the tired soldier wanted to lie down, he should have taken the mattress out on the balcony.
@Kathleen mam I think the answer is (A) should take.
If + simple past = present conditional or present continuous conditional.
Mam, please confirm it.