If and conditional

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Mr. X

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Hello,

I have a doubt on how to use 'if' statement in the past tense without making it conditional.

I'll give a couple of examples to make this clear:

In past conditional, we get this: If he had been compared to Mozart, that would have done him a world of good.
(or)
If he had altered the plan, they would have lost.

Now I want to retain past tense in both sentences but eliminate conditional. Is that possible?

Warmly,
Mr. X
 

chester_100

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I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. Take a look at these sentences and see if that's what you mean.

-Being compared to Mozart would have done him.... . (past tense without any conditions)
-A comparison between him and Mozart would have done him ....
-Even a slight alteration made by him to the plan could have resulted in failure.


Good luck.
 
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