Discover the world with our lifehacks

What is probable conditional?

What is probable conditional?

Again, as the name suggests, in probable conditionals there is a likelihood of an event happening if the condition is met. The correct grammar to use in a sentence involving probable conditionals follows this pattern – ‘If + subordinate clause in present tense followed by the main clause in future tense’.

What is probable condition with example?

adjective. If you say that something is probable, you mean that it is likely to be true or likely to happen. [vagueness] It is probable that the medication will suppress the symptom without treating the condition. The probable result is that asset prices will again rise rapidly.

How do you identify a conditional clause?

Conditional clauses can refer to the present, past or the future. The zero conditional usually refers to the present. The first conditional can refer to the present or the future. Second and third conditional clauses are mainly used to talk about unreal or hypothetical past situations.

What are the 3 types of conditional?


Conditional sentence type Usage
Type 1 A possible condition and its probable result
Type 2 A hypothetical condition and its probable result
Type 3 An unreal past condition and its probable result in the past
Mixed type An unreal past condition and its probable result in the present

What are the 3 types of conditional sentences give examples?

zero conditionals (extremely likely) first conditionals (possible) second conditionals (unlikely but still possible)

What is conditional clause example?

Complete conditional sentences contain a conditional clause (often referred to as the if-clause) and the consequence. Consider the following sentences as examples of what a conditional clause is: If a certain condition is true, then a particular result happens. I would travel around the world if I won the lottery.

Which is Type 2 conditional sentence?

The type 2 conditional refers to an unlikely or hypothetical condition and its probable result. These sentences are not based on the actual situation. In type 2 conditional sentences, the time is now or any time and the situation is hypothetical.

What sentence structure is a Type 3 conditional clause?

To make a sentence in the third conditional, we use, If + past perfect, would/wouldn’t have + past participle. If you had told me about the meeting, I would have come. If you had told me about the meeting, I wouldn’t have missed it.