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  1. #1

    Conditionals

    Hello

    Is this sentence correct?
    -I would know a lot now if I had already started learning Geography.

    I don’t know if I should use ‘had’ when a sentence has ‘already’ which a sign of a past action is.

    BTW, is ‘a sign of a past action is’ correct? Can I say ‘which is a sign…’? The second structure apears to be 'more correct' to me. It just sounds good to me

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    Re: Conditionals

    It's OK. 'Already' here suggests that you will start learning Geography; without it, there would be no suggestion that you will ever start.

    The word order should be 'which is a sign', but I'd say 'which indicates'.
    Last edited by Tdol; 26-Feb-2005 at 10:02. Reason: typo

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    Re: Conditionals

    Thus,
    is this part (...if I had already started...) correct?

    ...which indicates a past action

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