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    #1

    If Tom were

    Please would you correct the mistakes in my sentences.

    1. If Tom were as hard-working as his sister is, he would never have any problems in school.
    2. If the Johnsons were rich, they would have three cars as their neighbours have.
    3. If Kim had managed to get a job, she would have probably moved out as her brother did.

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    Re: If Tom were

    I've just read over these a few times and I'm not noticing any mistakes!

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    #3

    Re: If Tom were

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    1. If Tom were as hard-working as his sister is ...
    If 'is' were replaced with 'was', would it refer to the past or the present?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bassim View Post
    2. ... they would have three cars as their neighbours have.
    If 'have' were replaced with 'had', would it refer to the past or the present?

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: If Tom were

    I would remove "is" from #1, along with a couple of other little amendments to make it more natural (in BrE, at least).

    If Tom were as hard-working as his sister, he would have no problems at school.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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