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Second Conditional

Second Conditional

The Second Conditional is used to talk about an unreal, unlikely, or impossible situation in the future, and the result of that situation. There is a not a real possibility that the event will happen.


Second Conditional Form:



past simple




For example:

  Example sentence What is means...

2nd Conditional

If I were taller, I would play basketball.

It is unlikely that I will get taller. However, the result of getting taller would mean that I could play basketball.



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