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    Mixed-conditional

    Are these sentences mixed conditional? if not, are they correct grammatically?


    If you worked hard, you will be able to pass your exams.

    If they leave home earlier, they would catch the train.

    If my parents hadn't met, I wouldn't have been born.

    If my parents hadn't met, I wouldn't exist now.

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    Re: Mixed-conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by newkeenlearner View Post
    Are these sentences mixed conditional? if not, are they correct grammatically?


    If you worked hard, you will be able to pass your exams.
    If you work hard, you will be able to pass your exams.
    If you worked hard, you would be able to pass your exams.
    If you had worked hard, you would have been able to pass your exams.


    If they leave home earlier, they would catch the train.
    If they leave home earlier, they will catch the train.
    If they left home earlier, they would catch the train.
    If they had left home earlier, they would have caught the train.


    If my parents hadn't met, I wouldn't have been born.

    If my parents hadn't met, I wouldn't exist now.
    See above.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Mixed-conditional

    Apologies, newkeenlearner, I completely overlooked your specific question about mixed conditionals. I simply answered "Are they correct grammatically?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Mixed-conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Apologies, newkeenlearner, I completely overlooked your specific question about mixed conditionals. I simply answered "Are they correct grammatically?"
    It is OK Emsr2d2. Instead, you corrected me. This was really important to me as well as informative and helpful. Thanks.
    Thanks Piscean for your response

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