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    "Is there were..." and "Is there were to be..."

    Would you please explain what is the difference between the below two sentences and also their grammar structure for my reference.

    By virtue of the doctrine of Parliamentary Supremacy, the actual existence or even the validity of laws would not be considered if there were to be any disobedience or breach of laws.

    By virtue of the doctrine of Parliamentary Supremacy, the actual existence or even the validity of laws would not be considered if there were any disobedience or breach of laws.

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    Re: "Is there were..." and "Is there were to be..."

    There's not a great deal of difference. The first makes the possibility even more remote to me.

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    Re: "Is there were..." and "Is there were to be..."

    I am not a teacher.

    You do realise that you have misspelt your thread title, don't you?

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