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    • Join Date: Mar 2010
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    Smile help


    Have been trying to help my daughter with her english and have come upon something that i`m unable clarify for her. Maybe someone can help.

    The problem is with WILL and WOULD. Examples: If you eat less you will lose weight. If you ate less you would lose weight.
    If i win a trip to china i will visit the great wall. If i won a trip to china i would visit the great wall.

    Are theese examples correct? Is there a rule which applies to this situation and if so could you please explain.

    Looking foward to some help.

    Cheers John.

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      • Native Language:
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      • Poland
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    • Join Date: Oct 2009
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    Re: help

    These are called zero and first conditionals.
    ELC Study Zone: Zero Conditional
    ELC Study Zone: First Conditional

    I hope it helps.


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