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Autor:  E. Sperto
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Data:  19/DEZ/2006 6:17 PM
Assunto:  Third conditional no problem
 
Mensagem: 


There is nothing wrong with the sentence: If I were in Brazil I wouldn´t have done that.

 

Some people think the conditional in English is a tripartite straightjacket – nothing is further from the truth – the only restriction is meaning

 

So If I were in Brazil (but I’m not), I wouldn't have done that (but you or someone did)"

 

Perfectly grammatical  - only needs a specific context

 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Third conditional problem  –  MAURICIO  17/DEZ/2006, 9:12 PM
Third conditional problem  –  Tiago T.  18/DEZ/2006, 1:58 PM
Third conditional problem  –  Tiago T.  18/DEZ/2006, 5:29 PM
Third conditional problem  –  pat  19/DEZ/2006, 10:39 AM
 Third conditional no problem  –  E. Sperto  19/DEZ/2006, 6:17 PM
Third conditional no problem  –  Tiago T.  20/DEZ/2006, 12:17 AM
Third conditional no problem  –  M Rob  20/DEZ/2006, 2:50 AM
Third conditional no problem  –  pat  20/DEZ/2006, 10:23 AM
Third conditional no problem  –  Tiago T.  20/DEZ/2006, 2:57 PM
Third conditional no problem  –  Josi  20/DEZ/2006, 3:59 PM
Third conditional no problem  –  Johannes  20/DEZ/2006, 8:28 PM
Third conditional no problem  –  pat  20/DEZ/2006, 9:49 PM
Third conditional no problem  –  M Rob  20/DEZ/2006, 10:50 PM

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