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    #1

    hadn't or didn't

    --Frank, do remember to bring your homework the day after tomorrow.
    --Of course. I wouldn’t if you ( ) me .
    A. hadn't reminded B. didn't remind

    I think answer B is better than answer A.

    What does a native teacher think about it?

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    #2

    Re: hadn't or didn't

    I would also use B, because it is the past subjunctive used in the second conditional.

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    #3

    Re: hadn't or didn't

    I'd use A.

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    #4

    Re: hadn't or didn't

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I'd use A.
    Could you tell me why?

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    #5

    Re: hadn't or didn't

    I thought A should be used in the third conditional like "I wouldn't have remembered if you hadn't reminded me", am I wrong?

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    #6

    Re: hadn't or didn't

    You are right, but in the original sentence 'have remembered' is understood.

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    Re: hadn't or didn't

    It is not yet sure that he will remember to bring it because it is the day after tomorrow, so I guess the original should be "wouldn't remember now" rather than "wouldn't have remembered", am I wrong?

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