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Conditional sentencesWe use conditional sentences to describe how an action or situation affects its result.Second ConditionalFirst ConditionalFirst ConditionalThird Conditional3 Types of Conditionals
Conditional sentences contain an if-clause and a main clause.If I have enough money,conditional clauseExamples :I will go to US.main clauseI will go to U.S.main clauseif I have enough money.conditional clause
Conditional clause , main clause.a.If you help me with the dishes (if + pres) , I will help you with your homework.(will + inf) b. If ice is heated, it melts. (Pres. tense).c.If you see Mr. Tung tonight, tell him I am ill. (imperative). 1. If + Present Tensewill +inf / present tense / imperative
We do not normally use willor wouldin the conditional clause, only in the main clause.2. If + Past Tense 2. If + Past Tense 3.If + Past Perfect Tense3.If + Past Perfect Tensewould + infinitive would + infinitive would have + past participle would have + past participle e.g. If I knew her name, I would tell you.

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Term
Spring
Professor
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Tags
Grammatical tense, Material conditional, Conditional sentence, Conditional mood, Subjunctive mood

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