Poll: Only the 3rd conditional refers to past time.

Only the 3rd conditional refers to past time.

True
False

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  • Votes: 461
  • Comments: 4
  • Added: September 2003

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Comments:

Willbut

The second creeps into the third sometimes.

tdol

If we aren't sure about the past event, we use a structure like the second conditional, but don't use 'were' for the first and third person singular:

If there was a security breach last night, it would be a serious problem.

(We don't know for sure whether there was a breach)

Ted

If we went there, we would always eat the curry. (whenever/if the occasion arose)

setryt

why is i that so many answerd true when its unbelievable??????????

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