"If I were to leave now, maybe my boss will not see this."
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"were to" Conditionals - Present, Past, Future

Definition:

"Were to" can be used in the present to emphasize that the conditional form is extremely unlikely. The "were to" form is only used in the if-clause.

Sentence Structure:

If I were to + verb

*Remember I can be replaced with any noun.

Example Sentence:

If I were to have one million dollars, then it would be much easier to do my homework.

Definition:

"Were to" can be used in the past to emphasize that the conditional form is extremely unlikely. The "were to" form is only used in the if-clause.

Sentence Structure:

If I were to have + past participle

*Remember I can be replaced with any noun.

Example Sentence:

If you were to have suffered from a heart attack, this family would not do well without you.

Definition:

"Were to" can be used in the future to emphasize that the conditional form is extremely unlikely. The "were to" form is only used in the if-clause.

Sentence Structure:

If I were to + verb

*Remember I can be replaced with any noun.

Example Sentence:

If I were to win the lottery next month, I would definitely quite my job tomorrow.

If I were to turn to the left, I might be able to untangle us.
 
 
Exercise
Choose the correct verb form for each "were to" conditional sentence. The first sentence has been completed for you. English Logic will put a checkmark ) next to your correct answers.
1.
If I were to a ghost, I would be so scared.
2.
If the tornado were to have the school, the people of the city would be very upset.
3.
If I were to an "A" on my test, my mom will allow me to out with my friends tonight.
4.
If someone were to nice car we could borrow, tonight would be perfect.
5.
If the computer were to down, I would lose all of my work.
6.
If my cell phone were to off in the middle of the exam, I would be so embarrassed.
7.
If we were to an earthquake, the city would be in panic.
8.
If I were to tonight, for the whole test, I may pass.
9.
f I were to my driving test tomorrow, I will finally have my driver's license.
10.
If I were to you dinner tonight, you must wash the dishes.


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