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    Mr. X is offline Junior Member
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    else as conditional

    Hello,

    Is else used as a conditional? He agreed to the proposal. Else, he should only have suffered.

    Is this right - should have because it is past tense?

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    Re: else as conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. X View Post
    Hello,

    Is else used as a conditional? He agreed to the proposal. Else, he should only have suffered.

    Is this right - should have because it is past tense?

    Mr. X
    It's technically correct, but it would be only rarely used. "Have" is correct because of "should".

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