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    conditionals

    When I say" if I get a job in Radission, I will go abroad and If I got a job in Radission, I would go abroad", what is the difference between the two sentences over here? I just know that the first one is an example of first conditionals and the second one is of second conditionals. How are they different in their meanings ?

    Please throw light on that.

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    Re: conditionals

    In the so-called first conditional, the speaker is talking about a future occurrence that s/he considers to be possible.

    In the so-called second conditional, the speaker considers the future possibility more remote.

    The second conditional can also be used for a counterfactual present situation: If I were rich, I would not be living here. (I am not rich, and I am living here.)

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