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    Question Doubt with 2nd conditional

    When giving examples using the 2nd conditional, am I supposed to write everything in the past or present? For example:

    "If I my best friend stopped talking to me, I'd call her and ask her what her problem was/is(?)".

    "If the waiter brought me the wrong food, I would complain to the manager and tell him that I was/am(?) disappointed."

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    Re: Doubt with 2nd conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by ARUK2008 View Post
    When giving examples using the 2nd conditional, am I supposed to write everything in the past or present?
    You use past tense forms in such cases.

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