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The Third Conditional


Practice 1: Complete the second sentence of each pair so that it means the same as the first.


  1. Last night I went to a party, and I didn't get to bed until 3am.
  2. If to the party, to bed earlier. (I, go, go)


  3. I went to bed late , so I overslept.
  4. If to bed earlier, . (I, go, oversleep)


  5. I missed the bus because I overslept.
  6. If , the bus. (I oversleep, miss)


  7. I was late for the job interview because I missed the bus.
  8. late for the job interview if the bus. (I, be, miss)


  9. One of the reasons I didn't get the job was that I wasn't on time for the interview.
  10. the job if on time for the interview. (I, might get, be)