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CONDITIONAL TENSE EXERCISES
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EXERCISE A. SECOND CONDITIONAL. THE IF CLAUSE IS IN THE SIMPLE PAST TO SHOW IT'S NOT REAL
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-- REALLY?If I ....
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I eat candy every day.If I ate candy every day......I'd be fat as a pig!
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He practices the piano an hour every day.If I .......I'd be ready for Carnegie Hall!
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She gets her hair bleached every week.If I .......it would all fall out!
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Those students are living in France for a year.If I......I would become fluent quite quickly!!
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He runs five miles every day.If I......I could compete in the Olympics.
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She drinks 10 beers every night.If I......I'd be hung over the next day.
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We binge-watch a series for 24 hours straight.If I......I would get totally bored.
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Jane reads one, entire tech manual every day.If I......I wouldn't have time to do anything else.
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Do you know how to dance the polka?If I......I'd be out there on the dance floor right now.
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He likes to take chances on his bike.If I......I'd be dead by now!
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EXERCISE B. THIRD CONDITIONAL. THE IF CLAUSE IS CHANGED TO THE PAST PERFECT TO SHOW IT WAS NOT REAL
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-- I DON'T BELIEVE IT! REALLY? NO!If you (he, she, they)...
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I ate candy every day at summer camp.
If you had eaten candy every day this summer...
...you'd be fat as a pig!
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He practiced the piano an hour every day.If he had.......he'd be playing a lot better than he does!
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She got her hair bleached every week.If she......should be bald by now!
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Those students lived in France for a year.If they......they should be a lot more fluent than they are.
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I ran five miles every day for a year.If you......you would have done better in today's race.
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I drank 10 beers every night.If you......you couldn't have finished the book you wrote.
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We binge-watched a series for 24 hours straight.If you......you would be really sleepy right now.
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Jane read one, entire tech manual every day.If she......she could have fixed the computer.
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Did you learn how to dance the polka?If I......I'd be out there on the dance floor right now.
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He took many chances on his bike as a kid.If he......he should have learned better by now.
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EXERCISE C. THIRD CONDITIONAL. THE IF CLAUSE IS CHANGED TO THE PAST PERFECT TO SHOW IT WAS NOT REAL.
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-- I DON'T BELIEVE ITIF...
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They finally accepted Sam's invitation yesterday.If they had accepted.....Sam would have made them a name tag.
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We fixed our section of the path before more people walked on it.
If you had fixed......people would not be tripping on it now.
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They managed the games successfully this summer.If they had......the team would not be so discouraged.
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They joined the group yesterday for protection.If they had......the group would have bought more food.
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She guessed the right answer when the time was only half up.If she......her name would be on the winner's list.
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She eliminated her last mistake by the end of May.If she......her findings would have been in print by June.
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Polly ordered Phil to leave this morning.If she......Phil would be gone by now.
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Nancy baked her cake for cooking class yesterday.If she......it would be on display in the window.
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I identified my bug before the end of Biology Class.If you...the teacher would have posted the news on the board
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I enjoyed the music for a couple of days before it ended.If you......you would be able to name some of the songs.
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I acted out our English dialog on Monday.If you......somebody would have written a review about it.
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Ed closed the flap to his tent just before the rain started.If he.....everything would not be so wet.
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Bill jumped the fence before Amy or Mark.If he......the winner would have been announced already
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