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  1. Hanem's Avatar
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    Type II Conditionals

    You would succeed if you worked hard.

    I just want to know why at the end of this sentence it is ''hard'' and not ''harder''

    Thanks

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    Re: Type II Conditionals

    Quote Originally Posted by Hanem View Post
    You would succeed if you worked hard.

    I just want to know why at the end of this sentence it is ''hard'' and not ''harder''

    Thanks
    (Not a teacher)
    ...if you worked hard. (That means he or she is not working hard but lazy.)
    ...if you worked harder. (That means he or she is working hard but not hard enough.) - a subtle difference.

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