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Zero Conditional The zero conditional is used to talk about things which are always true – scientific facts, general truths, and so on.


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Present simple,

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present simple.


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If you heat water to 100 degrees,

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Water boils

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it boils. if clause

if you heat it to 100


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If a man looks at her, if clause

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she always blushes. main clause

if a man She always looks at her. blushes


1st conditional WILL + IF CLAUSE if clause

Present simple,

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will + infinitive.

real / possible


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If the phone rings,

I will answer it.

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If the weather is sunny,

we will go to the beach.


2nd conditional WOULD / COULD + IF CLAUSE

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Past simple,

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would/can + infinitive.

unreal


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I would travel If I were around the rich, world.

If I studied

I would pass my English exam.


3rd conditional WOULD / COULD HAVE + IF CLAUSE

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Past Perfect,

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would/can +have + past participle.

Impossible actions in the past


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If you You would have hadn’t been been on time for breakfast. so lazy, If he had come earlier,

He might have been able to help us.


Conditionals by Lipovac Tatjana