First Conditional (1st Conditional) Definition

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The first conditional (or 1st Conditional) is for future actions dependent on the result of another future action or event, where there is a reasonable possibility of the conditions for the action being satisfied.

eg: If he gets here soon, I'll speak to him about it. (The speaker believes that there is a reasonable or good chance of seeing him.)

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