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    Cool conditional

    Hallo,
    IŽve come across ŽlovelyŽ conditional sentences that are really confusing me, could you please help me identify which conditional are they?
    1. Should you experience any difficulties, IŽll be available to help you.
    2. IŽll turn on the ait conditioning if it will make you feel more comfortable.
    3. If you would take your seats, ladies and gentlemen, the concert will begin.


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    Re: conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hallo,
    IŽve come across ŽlovelyŽ conditional sentences that are really confusing me, could you please help me identify which conditional are they?
    1. Should you experience any difficulties, IŽll be available to help you.
    2. IŽll turn on the ait conditioning if it will make you feel more comfortable.
    3. If you would take your seats, ladies and gentlemen, the concert will begin.
    (1) should in a clause of condition suggests that the action is possible though unlikely.
    (2) 'if it will make' = if you think that it will make
    (3) if you would take your seats = please be so kind as to take your seats. 'Would' expresses 'consent' in polite formulas.

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