English If Clauses Type 2, Definiton and Example Sentences

English If Clauses Type 2, Definiton and Example Sentences

English If Clauses Type 2, Definiton and Example Sentences


  • Type 2 is used to think of the opposite of an event that is happening in the present or in the future, to put forward a condition and to express the result of this imaginary condition.
  • Therefore, the tense that we can use must be a bit more past than the tense that we will use to express the truth.

Example Sentences

  • Ifshe knew the answer, she would win the prize. ( but she doesn’t know the answer)
  • Ifhe had enough experience fort he job, the boss could hire him. ( but he doesn’t )
  • IfI had your phone number, I would call you. ( but I don’t have your phone number)
  • Ifyou came to the party, we would have a lot of fun. ( but you don’t come to the party)
  • IfI were a rich man, I would buy a home like palace. ( but I am poor)
  • IfI could speak english very well, I would look for a job in foreign companies. ( but I can’t)

 


  • Ifhe had time, he would study well for his exam. ( but he doesn’t have time)
  • Ifit didn’t rain, we would go on a picnic. ( but it is raining)
  • Ifmy house was in the forest, I would walk constantly in the green. ( but my house doesn’t in the forest)

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