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Conditional Sentences

Post by mlukacin » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:31 am

Hi, I'm new here and have a question!

Would the sentence: "In those days, if you had a job, you were lucky!", be correct or not?

Or should it be in type 3 of conditional sentences, since it refers to an imaginary past action, and go like this: "In those days, if you had had a job, you would have been lucky." ?

Thanks!

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Re: Conditional Sentences

Post by Joe » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:05 am

mlukacin wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:31 am
Hi, I'm new here and have a question!

Would the sentence: "In those days, if you had a job, you were lucky!", be correct or not?

Or should it be in type 3 of conditional sentences, since it refers to an imaginary past action, and go like this: "In those days, if you had had a job, you would have been lucky." ?

Thanks!
In those days, if you had a job, you were lucky! :ok: correct (with or without second comma)
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Re: Conditional Sentences

Post by mlukacin » Thu Apr 16, 2020 8:09 am

Thank you!!!

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