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    If this book ___with a familiar theme

    If this book ___with a familiar theme--the Indian experience of the last 120 years-- then the writer____to it great power and deep understanding.

    A) begun / has brought
    B) has begun / brought
    C) will begin / brings
    D) were to bring/ had brought
    E) begins/ brings


    Could you explain me why the correct answer is E?

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    Re: If this book ___with a familiar theme

    The zero conditional is used in this sentence. It has the present simple in both parts and refers to something that is always true, not just in one instance.

    ELC Study Zone: Zero Conditional

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