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Past Unreal (Untrue) Conditionals 6
If it had rained yesterday,
(It did not rain yesterday.)
I would have needed an umbrella.
(I didn't need an umbrella.)
If I hadn't done my homework,
(I did my homework.)
I wouldn't have passed the test.
(I did pass the test.)
If Marie had been hungry,
(Marie was not hungry.)
she would have eaten dinner.
(She did not eat dinner.)
If the teacher hadn't been angry,
(The teacher was angry.)
he wouldn't have looked so upset.
(He looked very upset.)
Write the correct form of the verbs in the blanks below and use WOULD:
1. If the weather had been nice last weekend, we (to have) ________________ a picnic.
Was the weather nice last weekend? yes or no? _____   Did we have a picnic?yes or no? _____
2. My family (to visit)________________ the zoo if the weather had been nice yesterday.
Was the weather nice yesterday? yes or no? _____   Did my family visit the zoo?yes or no? _____
3. If I had bought a lottery ticket, I (to waste)________________ one dollar!
Did I buy a lottery ticket? yes or no? _____   Did I waste my money?yes or no? _____
4. My friend (to write)________________ a letter to me if she had had my address.
Did my friend have my address? yes or no? _____  Did she write a letter to me? yes or no? _____
5.  I (to get)________________ a promotion if I hadn't been late to work ten times.
Did I get a promotion? yes or no? _____   Was I late? yes or no? _____
6. My supervisor (not rise) ________________ to the top if she hadn't been a good employee.
Did she rise to the top? yes or no? _____   Was she a bad employee? yes or no? _____
7. If Stephan had been at work, he (not be) ________________ in that accident.
Did Stephan go to work? yes or no? _____   Was he in an accident? yes or no? _____
8.  My son (not wash)________________ his car if it hadn't been Saturday.
Is it Saturday? yes or no? _____    Did my son wash his car today? yes or no? _____
9.  If the factory had hired more workers, it (not fall) ________________ so far behind schedule.
Did the factory hire more workers? yes or no? _____   Did the factory fall behind schedule? yes or no? _____
10. We (not learn)________________ anything if we hadn't studied.
Did we study? yes or no? _____   Did we learn something? yes or no? _____
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