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    Please, would you tell me which of these sentences is correct:

    The game is finished and now the winner says about his opponent:

    1.If he had won today, he would be a most deserved winner.
    2.If he had won today, he would have been a most deserved winner.
    3.If he won today, he would be a most deserved winner.

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    Re: Conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Please, would you tell me which of these sentences is correct:

    The game is finished and now the winner says about his opponent:

    1.If he had won today, he would be a most deserved winner.
    2.If he had won today, he would have been a most deserved winner.
    3.If he won today, he would be a most deserved winner.
    The first two are OK with "deserving" instead of "deserved".

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    Re: Conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    Please, would you tell me which of these sentences is correct:

    The game is finished and now the winner says about his opponent:

    1.If he had won today, he would be the most deserved winner.
    2.If he had won today, he would have been a most deserved winner.
    3.If he won today, he would be a most deserved winner.

    1. Correct - Verbs tenses are correct and "the most"
    2. Incorrect - We can't use "a most". The correct is "the most".
    3. Incorrect - The tense on the first sentence doesn't agree with the tense of second sentence. And we can't use "a most.


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    Last edited by Marco Moreira; 05-Jun-2012 at 20:19. Reason: grammar

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    Re: Conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by Marco Moreira View Post
    1. Correct - Verbs tenses are correct and "the most"
    2. Incorrect - We can't use "a most". The correct is "the most".
    3. Incorrect - The tense on the first sentence doesn't agree with the tense of second sentence. And we can't use "a most.


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    You are wrong. "a most deserving winner" is perfectly correct. Also #1 is incorrect because of "deserved".

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