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    Conditionals - help

    Just started learning it, need help. Thanks in advabce, of course will give some points :)

    Rewrite each sentences. Use contracted forms

    Tony would not have crashed if he had been more careful

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    If I had my credit card with me, I would have bought the coat

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    You would not have got lost if you had taken the map

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    If Graham had not lost his watch, he would not have missed the phone

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    If you had not told me her name, I would have found out from someoned else

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    If I were you, I'd try getting up earlier

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    Rewrite the sentecens, don't change the meaning.

    I'll call police if you don't leave alone

    Unless...

    In the snowy weather we don't go to school.

    If...

    Without Jack's help, I wouldn't have been able to move the table.

    If....

    Make me some coffee, and I'll give you one of my biscuits.

    If...

    If you hadn't told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed

    Unless..

    If you see Peter, tell him to be here at 8.00

    Should...

    I wouldn't accept if you asked me to marry you

    If you were...

    Thanks! I need it for the morning, any help will be appreciate.

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    [QUOTE=Magic712;571556]Just started learning it, need help. Thanks in advabce, of course will give some points :)

    Rewrite each sentences. Use contracted forms

    Tony would not have crashed if he had been more careful

    ----

    If I had my credit card with me, I would have bought the coat

    -----

    You would not have got lost if you had taken the map

    ----

    If Graham had not lost his watch, he would not have missed the phone

    -----

    If you had not told me her name, I would have found out from someoned else

    ----

    If I were you, I'd try getting up earlier

    ----

    would='d
    had='d
    would not = wouldn't
    have='ve
    have not = haven'
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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by Magic712 View Post
    Just started learning it, need help. Thanks in advabce, of course will give some points :)



    Rewrite the sentecens, don't change the meaning.

    I'll call police if you don't leave alone

    Unless you leave me alone,I 'll call the police..

    In the snowy weather we don't go to school.

    If...

    Without Jack's help, I wouldn't have been able to move the table.

    If Jack hadn't helped me,Iwouldn't have been able to move the table.....

    Make me some coffee, and I'll give you one of my biscuits.

    If...

    If you hadn't told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed

    Unless you had told me aboutSue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed

    If you see Peter, tell him to be here at 8.00

    ShouldYou see Peter,tell him to be here at 8.00..

    I wouldn't accept if you asked me to marry you

    If you were

    Thanks! I need it for the morning, any help will be appreciate.
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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by Magic712 View Post
    If I had my credit card with me, I would have bought the coat
    I'm wondering if anybody would ever use the contracted form of had.
    If I'd my credit card with me, I'd have bought the coat.
    "If I'd my.." sounds weird to me. Would you say so, anybody?

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    I'm wondering if anybody would ever use the contracted form of had.
    If I'd my credit card with me, I'd have bought the coat.
    "If I'd my.." sounds weird to me. Would you say so, anybody?
    I would say:
    If I had my credit card, I would buy a coat.
    If I had my credit card, I'd buy a coat.
    If I had had my credit card, I would have bought a coat.
    If I'd had my credit card, I would've bought a coat.

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    I'd better leave now. I'd done that work before. I'd already left when he arrived. I'd like to know how to do that, etc. I'd can mean "I had" or "I would." If I'd had had my credit card.
    Yes, but the specific question here is the use of a contracted "had" where "had" is the main verb.
    I'd a dog, until he died. This isn't normal in any dialect I know of.
    No one is questioning its contraction as an auxiliary.

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    If you hadn't told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed
    Unless you told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed.
    Unless..

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Here is my "take" on these.

    Will it be 'told' or 'had told'?

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    If you hadn't told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed
    Unless you told me about Sue's hair, I wouldn't have noticed.
    Unless..




    Will it be 'told' or 'had told'?
    "had told"

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    Re: Conditionals - help

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "had told"

    Thanks

    I noticed that he wrote it 'told'.

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