EL CONDICIONAL DE TIPO 3, Ó TERCER CONDICIONAL

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EL CONDICIONAL DE TIPO 3, Ó TERCER CONDICIONAL
EL CONDICIONAL DE TIPO 3, Ó TERCER CONDICIONAL
Se usa para expresar posibilidades hipotéticas o irreales en el pasado.
Se forma de la siguiente manera:
If + S + pasado perfecto (had + pasado participio) + S + would have + pasado participio
Condición
Resultado
Al igual que en las demás formas condicionales, el orden condición-resultado, puede ser
invertido:
S + would have + pasado participio + if + S + pasado perfecto (had + pasado participio)
Resultado
We would have caught the bus if we had run faster.
If we had run faster, we would have caught the bus
Condición
“Might” y “could” pueden usarse en lugar de “would”
If I had known about the lecture I might have gone. (No estoy seguro)
If we had had enough money we could have gone to the cinema (hubiera sido possible)
TRANSLATION EXERCISES:
1. It could have been much easier if they had found it earlier.
2. If the test hadn't been done, nobody would have known.
3. If Einstein had not discovered the E=MC2 equation, within two or three years
somebody else would have discovered it.
4. It wouldn't have happened if they'd followed “common security best practices”
5. It could have taken much longer, if the Canadian government hadn't already spent millions
in 1986 gutting the ship and upgrading and replacing wiring, electronics, gensets.
6. If Kodak had listened to consumer demand for digital they could have developed an
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effective transformation programme.
If an ignition source, such as a discarded cigarette, had been applied, it could have
caused a wildfire.
It wouldn't have happened if Waynesville hadn't built a new electrical substation.
If it had been done earlier it might have been more helpful.
It might have failed if we had inserted a duplicate entry into the set.
The commission could not have made its investigations public unless it had reached
an advanced stage.
It couldn't have worked unless all the pieces had fallen in place.
All those men are dead when maybe if they had mined the proper way they might
have been alive.
They could have made it if they hadn't reduced air speed.

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