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    #1

    weren't - wouldn't be

    Are the following sentences correct:
    1. If the world wouldn't be the way it is, I could trust anyone.
    2. If the world weren't the way it is, I could trust anyone.

    Thanks in advance for your help.

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    #2

    Re: weren't - wouldn't be

    Number two is correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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