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    If clauses

    Am I correct?
    1-he asked hi parents for loan but he didn't say what he want the money for,so they refused.I think that if hi told them,they might agreed.
    2-I over slept,that's way I am half and hour late,if my phone doesn't ring at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.
    3-It was drug,not the disease that killed him he would still be alive today if he didn't take that drug.

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    Re: If clauses

    Hi aicha84

    1-He asked his parents for loan but he didn't say what he wanted the money for, so they refused. I think that if he told them, they might have agreed.

    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't have rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.

    3-It was the drug, not the disease that killed him. He would still be alive today if he hadnn't taken that drug.


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    Re: If clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Hi aicha84

    1-He asked his parents for loan but he didn't say what he wanted the money for, so they refused. I think that if he had told them, they might have agreed.

    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't have rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.

    3-It was the drug, not the disease that killed him. He would still be alive today if he hadnn't taken that drug.

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    Re: If clauses

    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't have rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.

    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't (have-omit) rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.


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    Re: If clauses

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't have rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.
    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post

    2-I overslept, that's why I am half an hour late. If my phone hadn't (have-omit) rung at nine o'clock I might still be in bed.
    Here we have Soup, acting in a completely natural language fashion. A mild prescriptive admonishment, which can be defined as a prohibition without reasons, then comes from David.

    As I mentioned, very interesting.

    How are we to sort this out? Soup? David?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post

    1-He asked his parents for a loan but he didn't say what he wanted the money for, so they refused. I think that if he told them, they might have agreed.
    Is this one okay? I may be missing something here.

    [It has nothing to do with the added 'a'.]

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