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    Ungifted is offline Junior Member
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    to be the case

    Please proofread my sentences.
    I would be very surprised if that is the case.
    I'd be very surprised if that were the case.

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    Re: to be the case

    They are both correct.

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    Re: to be the case

    I think the second is much more common in American English. The first isn't wrong though.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: to be the case

    And you'll also hear lots of native speakers say 'I'd be very surprised if that was the case'.

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    Re: to be the case

    What about this one? I'll be surprised if that is the case!

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    Re: to be the case

    That's fine, too.

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