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    visumathy is offline Newbie
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    Wink Re: Conditional

    this is type 2 of conditionals the general rule is if+past form in dependant clause should have past form in the main clause

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    Default Re: Conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by rewboss View Post
    For a bonus, can you explain why?
    Using "would" twice keeps the continuity of a continuous sentence, whereas using "ate" in the first part breaks the continuous action.

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    Default Re: Conditional

    I want to contribute from 10 things I hate about you
    "- if we were the last person alive and there is no sheep, is there any sheep?
    - meeee"

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    dear all,
    I come from Vietnammease, and English very importent for work, i want to make friend with everybody, if you come to vietnam i will introduct about VN.
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