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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Default would not be / would not have been injured.

    1. If he did not run onto the road, he would not be injured.

    2. If he did not run onto the road, he would not have been injured.

    Which sentence is correct?

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    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 02-May-2011 at 19:51.

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    Default Re: would not be / would not have been injured.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    1. If he did not run onto the road, he would not be injured.

    2. If he did not run onto the road, he would not have been injured.

    Which sentence is correct?

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    Neither is correct. I'm not sure what you want to say, but possibly: "If he doesn't (does not) run onto/into the road, he won't (will not) be injured" or "If he hadn't run..., he wouldn't..."

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    Default Re: would not be / would not have been injured.

    If he didn't run... suggests that he does this repeatedly- you think he might learn after being run over a few times.

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