Student or Learner
i donot understsnd third conditional
(Not a teacher)
3rd Conditional(Lamenting finished past events which are unable to change anymore)
If I had worked harder, I would have passed the test.(But you didn't)
Bewailing one's fate
If I had been born in a rich family, I would not have worked like a dog.(But in fact you were poor and were working like a dog)
Expressing bitterness about a past event
If he hadn't been driving so fast, his wife would not have died in the crash.(But he did drive so fast that killed his wife)
If it hadn't been raining, I would have caught up with the aeroplane..
(Hey babe! Don't cry over the spilling milk. Let bygone be bygone.)
Last edited by albertino; 01-Apr-2009 at 04:26.