Yesterday the famous bank robber, Finger Smith, robbed another bank in the center of town. As usual, he only stole $10. If he 1) had left (leave) any clues, he 2) ______________ (be) in prison now, but he’s much too clever. He disconnected the security cameras; if he 3) ______________ (not/do) that, the police 4)________________ (have) him on film now. The strange thing is, Fingers doesn’t seem to be interested in the money; if he 5)_________________ (be), he 6)____________ (can/ steal) thousands of dollars by now. The police are determined to catch him, and the Chief is confident that they will. He says that if he 7)__________(think) they weren’t going to arrest Fingers eventually, he 8)___________ (leave) the police force long ago.
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“If you don’t work harder at school, you 1)_____________ (never/get) a good job.” I remember my parents saying these words to me when I was at school. If I had listened to them then, I 2) ____________ (not/become) what I am now. I 3)_____________ (be) so much more if I had tried harder. I haven’t always been a tramp actually; when I left school I had a job as a milkman and if the hours had been easier, I 4)______________(do) it for much longer, but I hated getting up so early in the morning. When I lost my job, I 5)_____________ (cannot/pay) the rent, so my landlord said that if I 6)_____________(not/get) another job, I would be on the streets; and before I knew it, I was. I could have another job if I 7)____________ (want) to, but at first I quite enjoyed the freedom of the outdoor life. If you sleep out in summer, it 8)___________ (not/be) too bad, but in winter it’s awful. If I 9)___________ (can/change) anything about my life now, I would get in touch with my family again, even though I know they would only say, ‘If you’d worked harder at school, you 10)_________________ (not/ get) yourself in this situation.”
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Example: She isn’t at the meeting because she wasn’t told about it. – She would be at the meeting if she had been told about it.
I didn’t apply for the job. I don’t want to work there.
He didn’t take his job seriously. He is unemployed now.
He didn’t train every day. He won’t win the race.
I didn’t book seats. We can’t go to the concert tonight.
You didn’t warn me. Now I’m in a difficult situation.
I don’t know him very well so I didn’t give him any advice.
She didn’t save her money, so she isn’t going on holiday.
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I overslept; that’s why I’m half an hour late; and if my phone (not ring) at nine o’clock, I might be still in bed.
If only they (turn) back with the others, they would be alive today.
3. English is essential in this job. All the telephonists speak it. If they (not know) English, they (not understand) half the callers.
If the crowd (not cheer), we (not run) back up the stairs to see what had happened.
If the pain (return), you’d better take another pill.
If you aren’t going to live in this house, why you (not sell) it? If I (have) a house, I couldn’t use, I (sell) it t once.
Tell him to bring his bicycle inside. If he (leave) it outside, someone (steal) it.
She must have loved him very much because she waited for him for fifteen years. If she (not love) him, she (not wait) so long.
He looked so small and weak that nobody asked him to do anything. If he (look) strong, he (be) expected to dig all day like everyone else.
When he left school he became a fisherman. Hid family didn’t like it at all. They (be) much happier if he (become) a salesman like his father.
He says that if he (have) his life again, he (make) the same choice.
No one bathes here. The water is heavily polluted. If you (bathe) in it, you (be) ill for a fortnight.
13. I can hear the speaker all right but I wish I could see him too. If he (stand) on a barrel, we all (see) him and that (be) much better.
If Robert wasn’t so lazy he (can/be) promoted.
If you (set) off earlier you (be) there by now.
If he hadn’t bought the second house in the country he (not be) so short of money now.
If she weren’t so busy she (give) you a hand.
I wasn’t really surprised that we got lost because I knew that the navigator couldn’t map-read. - But if you (know) that why you (take) him as a navigator.
This flat would be all right if the people above us (not be) so noisy.
I didn’t know any Russian at that time. – But if you (not know) Russian why you (offer) to give him Russian lessons? – Because I knew that he (refuse). He always rejected my offers.
We had a lot of trouble putting the tent up. It if (not be) so windy perhaps it (not be) quite so difficult.
If you (not invite) me, I (not be) here now.
23. If you (not spend) so much money, I (not be) so angry now.
If I (know) English, I (help) you with the translation yesterday.
If I (do) all my work yesterday, I (be) free now.