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    Hypothetical sentences: tenses

     Sequence of Tenses :


    1) If + present simple -> future simple

    Example: If you make a presentation, you will have a good mark.


    2) If + past simple -> conditional simple (would + infinitive)

    Example: If you told me, I would help.


    3) If + past perfect -> past  conditional

    Example: If she had learnt her lessons, she wouldn't have failed  her exam.


    MODAL EQUIVALENTS: can, may and must


    * Can -> to be able to

    Example: If I succeed in my exam, I will be able to go abroad.


    * May -> to be allowed to

    Example: If you work hard, you will be allowed to go to the party.


    * Must -> to have to

    Example: If you get married  to this girl, you will have to be tolerant.

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    1. If I had money, I (buy) a car.

    2. I won't answer if she (speak) to me.

    3. If they (not/to be) angry, they would understand.

    4. If she (spend) the night alone, she would have been frightened.

    5. If I succeed in my exam, I (can) go abroad.

    6. If I (like) noise I would go to ceremonies.

    7. If he avoided my sight, I (cry).

    8. If she had learnt her lessons, she (pass) her exam.

    9. If she were more friendly, she (have) more friends.

    10. If it had not been raining all day long, they (visit) beautiful places.

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