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    Red face Need Help With Variations of Conditional Structures

    Hi I need some help correcting these, no matter which I choose I still get 13 out of a maximum of 25 (52%) I need to get at least 75%. I don’t know what im doing wrong and I changed most of them but I still got 13 out of a maximum of 25. Can anyone genuinely help check where I went wrong?? Ive put my answers in bold. please be kind to an old guy

    This is the header: This is the header: Read the following sentences and decide whether they use the zero conditional, the first conditional, the second conditional, the third conditional or the mixed conditional form. Then select the appropriate answer.

    1) If I knew where he lived, I'd visit him. zero conditional
    2) If you heat water to 100 degrees Celsius, it boils. zero conditional
    3) If I hadn't picked up Martin's wallet, he would be in dire straits now. third conditional
    4) If you go out alone at night, you will get into trouble. first conditional
    5) If you had studied Spanish last year, you would have been fluent by now. second conditional
    6) If I eat chocolate all the time, I get fat. zero conditional
    7) If I were you, I'd buy the red dress. second conditional
    8) What would you have done if your girlfriend had told you she had a new boyfriend? mixed conditional
    9) If she had looked where she was going, she wouldn't have had an accident. third conditional
    10) If you come to the party tonight, you’ll meet Tom. first conditional
    11) If you invite him, he will come. zero conditional
    12) If I were you, I wouldn’t touch that. second conditional
    13) If you stroke cats, they purr. zero conditional
    14) If James wanted to go to Iceland, he would have booked a flight by now. mixed conditional
    15) If you spank children, they cry. zero conditional
    16) If only you had continued playing the piano, you would be an amazing player by now. third conditional
    17) If you are nice to people, they are nice back. first conditional
    18) If I spoke nicely to you, would you talk to me? second conditional
    19) We’ll go to the cinema, if the weather’s bad. second conditional
    20) If I won a million pounds, I’d pay off my debts and go on holiday. second conditional
    21) Had I had more courage, I would have tried to speak to the beautiful girl. mixed conditional
    22) If Martin comes, we’ll pretend we’re not here. second conditional
    23) What would you do, if you suddenly became blind? second conditional
    24) If I had had more energy, I would have finished the race. mixed conditional
    25) I would own my own house today, if I hadn’t foolishly given the other one away. third conditional

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    Re: Need Help With Variations of Conditional Structures

    1) If I knew where he lived, I'd visit him. 2nd conditional
    3) If I hadn't picked up Martin's wallet, he would be in dire straits now. mixed conditional
    5) If you had studied Spanish last year, you would have been fluent by now. 3rd conditional
    8) What would you have done if your girlfriend had told you she had a new boyfriend? 3rd conditional
    11) If you invite him, he will come. 1st conditional
    16) If only you had continued playing the piano, you would be an amazing player by now. mixed conditional
    17) If you are nice to people, they are nice back.zero conditional
    19) We’ll go to the cinema, if the weather’s bad. 1st conditional
    25) I would own my own house today, if I hadn’t foolishly given the other one away. mixed conditional

    Corrections in red.
    You seem to have some fairly serious misunderstandings about this topic. I would suggest rereading your notes before attempting any further exercises of this sort!

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    Re: Need Help With Variations of Conditional Structures

    Quote Originally Posted by philo2009 View Post
    1) If I knew where he lived, I'd visit him. 2nd conditional
    3) If I hadn't picked up Martin's wallet, he would be in dire straits now. mixed conditional
    5) If you had studied Spanish last year, you would have been fluent by now. 3rd conditional
    8) What would you have done if your girlfriend had told you she had a new boyfriend? 3rd conditional
    11) If you invite him, he will come. 1st conditional
    16) If only you had continued playing the piano, you would be an amazing player by now. mixed conditional
    17) If you are nice to people, they are nice back.zero conditional
    19) We’ll go to the cinema, if the weather’s bad. 1st conditional
    25) I would own my own house today, if I hadn’t foolishly given the other one away. mixed conditional

    Corrections in red.
    You seem to have some fairly serious misunderstandings about this topic. I would suggest rereading your notes before attempting any further exercises of this sort!

    CHEERS MATE I HAVE BEEN WORKING SINCE 8 AM THAT MORNING AND DISNT STOP TILL 32.30 AM THE FOLOWING MY BRAIN WAS CHEESE

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    Re: Need Help With Variations of Conditional Structures

    Quote Originally Posted by tonyheaney View Post
    CHEERS MATE I HAVE BEEN WORKING SINCE 8 AM THAT MORNING AND DISNT STOP TILL 32.30 AM THE FOLOWING MY BRAIN WAS CHEESE

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    Re: Need Help With Variations of Conditional Structures

    Quote Originally Posted by philo2009 View Post
    thanks a lot

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