Conditional Sentences Type II Exercise + Answer

Conditional Sentences Type II Exercise + Answer

As we are aware, there are four types of conditional sentences. They are: Zero Conditional Sentences, First Conditional Sentences, Second Conditional Sentences, Third Conditional Sentences.  In this episode, we are going to discuss the Second Conditional Sentences (Conditional Sentences Type II)

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Pattern of Conditional Sentences Type II

Conditional sentences type II have the following pattern :
 Sub Clause
(If Clause /Conditional Clause)
 Main Clause
 If + Past Simple Tense
If + Subject + Verb II
or If + Subject + were + adjective/noun/preposition + place
 Past Future
Subject + would + Verb I

Expressing Untrue Situations  with Conditional Sentences

Conditional Sentences type II is used to express untrue situations in the present or future, not used to express possibility. Although the form is pastthe meaning is not past. It is present imagination. It’s contrary to the fact. Let’s see the following examples :
  1. If I won a million dollars, I would give it all to you. And I will start dreaming of having more dollars again for myself. He he he.
  2. I wouldn’t  be frightened if I saw a beautiful ghost.
  3. If I were a bird, I would fly over The Mount Krakatoa.
  4. I would not leave her if I were you.

Conditional Sentences Type II Exercise

Exercise I

In this exercise you have to choose  the correct verb!
  1. If she offered me the job, I (take, took, would take) it.
  2. I’m sure she would understand if you ( explain, explained, would explain ) the situation to her.
  3. If someone ( break, broke, would break ) into my house, I would use this gun.
  4. If you sold your house, you ( regret, regretted, would regret ) it.
  5. If I ( am, were, would be) rich, I would buy you a beautiful house.

Exercise II

Complete the sentences with the correct form of verbs in parentheses.

  1. I (buy) a new phone if you lend me some money.
  2. If I had enough carrots, I (make) soup this evening.
  3. If I were a singer, I (sing) you a beautiful love song.
  4. What you (do) if you had two wings on your back?
  5. I (go) to Europe if I have enough money.

Answer

Exercise I

  1. If she offered me the job, I would take it.
  2. I’m sure she would understand if you explained the situation to her.
  3. If someone  broke into my house, I would use this gun.
  4. If you sold your house, you would regret  it.
  5. If I  were rich, I would buy you a beautiful house.

Exercise II

  1. I will buy a new phone if you lend me some money.
  2. If I had enough carrots, I would make soup this evening.
  3. If I were a singer, I would sing you a beautiful love song.
  4. What would you do if you had two wings on your back?
  5. I will go to Europe if I have enough money.

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