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    Using If correctly

    Hi, I'd like to know if these sentences I have formed gramattically correct.

    1- If Bill Gates hadn’t been in the right place at the right time, he wouldn’t have been the richest man in the world now.
    2- If he offered to pay $ 50.000 for my house, I would accept and bought another one.
    3- If the island were still a tourist attraction, yesterday’s earthquake would cause far more deaths.

    Best regards.
    Last edited by fadysandy; 02-Nov-2014 at 21:43.

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    Re: Using If correctly

    Quote Originally Posted by fadysandy View Post
    Hi, I'd like to know if these sentences I have formed are grammatically correct.
    No, they are not.


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    Re: Using If correctly

    Your use of "if" is correct in each sentence but there is an error elsewhere in each one.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Using If correctly

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Your use of "if" is correct in each sentence but there is an error elsewhere in each one.
    Could you write their correct form?

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    Re: Using If correctly

    Quote Originally Posted by fadysandy View Post
    Hi, I'd like to know if these sentences I have formed gramattically correct.

    1- If Bill Gates hadn’t been in the right place at the right time, he wouldn’t be the richest man in the world now.
    2- If he offered to pay $ 50,000 for my house, I would accept and buy another one.
    3- If the island were still a tourist attraction, yesterday’s earthquake would have caused far more deaths.
    Much better.


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    Re: Using If correctly

    Much much better!

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    Re: Using If correctly

    Just lose the space after '$'.

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