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    If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in New

    If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in New York.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    Both would be used.

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    What's the difference between the two usages?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    There is no difference in meaning, as I'm sure you know. What other possible differences are you thinking of?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    WHy are there two ways of saying it then? Using get and got.

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    There are very often two ways of saying the same thing in English.

    Doesn't the same thing apply in Russian?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    Yes, I think it applies to a lot of languages. Not just Russian.

    So, both my examples are grammatically correct? What would a native English speaker use?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    I'd probably say

    'If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better to get tickets in New York.'

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    Okay, so does: It would be better If we got make the sentence more hypothetical than it would be better if we get?

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    Re: If we're leaving from New York City, it would be better if we got/get tickets in

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    Okay, so does: It would be better If we got make the sentence more hypothetical than it would be better if we get?
    No, not for me it doesn't.

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