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  1. milky
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    #1

    Two 2nd conditionals!

    Did you know that there are actually two second conditional conditionals?

    One is the unreal conditional:

    If I knew where she lived, I'd tell you.

    The other is the unlikely (or improbable) conditional which expresses the speaker's interpretation of the situation as unlikely:

    What would you do if you lost your job?


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    #2
    They are two nuances of the same thing, right?

    FRC

  2. milky
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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    They are two nuances of the same thing, right?

    FRC
    I would say so, but which one is written down as the "rule" in ESL books?

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