TYPE-2 UNTRUE (CONTRARY TO FACT)IN THE PRESENT OR FUTURE
In type-2 we talk about imaginary situations and in the main clause we speculate about their imaginary consequences so it is called "Imaginary Condition" as well . Although we use past tenses the reference is not to the past time. That is why it is called unreal, untrue past.
The most commonly used form is :
IF + SIMPLE PAST, WOULD + V1
Truth =>I don't have enough money now, so I can't lend you any(Present)
Conditional Sentence=>If I had enough money, I would lend you some.
Truth => I am not rich , so I can not buy a villa in Kuşadası.
Conditional Sentence=> If I were rich, I would buy a villa in Kusadası.
Truth => She is so shy ; That is why she doesn't enjoy parties.
Conditional Sentence=> If she weren't so shy, she would enjoy parties.
Truth => We haven't central heating , so the house is rather cold.
Conditional Sentence=> If we had central heating, the house wouldn't be cold.
Truth => I live near my office , so I don't spend much time travelling to work.
Conditional Sentence=> If I didn't live near my house, I would spend much time travelling to work.
Truth => Because I cannot drive , we cannot take the car.
Conditional Sentence=> If I could drive, We could take the car.
Truth=>I will work tomorrow, so I can't come to the cinema with you.
Cond. Sentence=>If I didn't have to work tomorrow, I'd come to the cinema with you.
Truth => He never shaves so he looks unattractive.
Cond. Sentence=> If he shaved, he wouldn't look unattractive.
SITUATION: You are watching the starts one night with a friend . You start talking about aliens.
You say :
If some aliens landed on earth, I would make friends with them.
If they didn't speak Turkish, I would use sign language.
If they took me back to their planet, I'd learn their language.
If anyone believed my story, I would become famous.
OTHER TENSES OR STRUCTURES WE CAN USE IN TYPE-2
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