to be the case

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Please proofread my sentences.
I would be very surprised if that is the case.
I'd be very surprised if that were the case.
 

Raymott

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They are both correct.
 

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I think the second is much more common in American English. The first isn't wrong though.
 

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And you'll also hear lots of native speakers say 'I'd be very surprised if that was the case'.
 

Ali1002

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What about this one? I'll be surprised if that is the case!
 

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That's fine, too.
 
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