Second Conditionals—Intermediate

 

 

Enter the correct forms of these verbs in the gaps:

 

 

crate  /  defeat  /  develop  /  formalize  /  head  /  invade  /  miss  / 

oversee  /  re-estimate  /  rephrase  /  rethink  /  window-shop

 

1.  We would ____________________________ new applications for the software if we felt there was enough demand from our customers.

 

2.  Ethiopia might ____________________________ Eritrea if they thought they could win.

 

3.  If we ____________________________ the costs, we might find that they had/have increased.

 

4.  It might be clearer if you ____________________________ the question.

 

5.  Things would be different around here if I ____________________________ the company.

 

6.  Heads would roll if we ____________________________ our sales targets this quarter!

 

7.  We would ____________________________ our marketing strategy if the new campaign failed.

 

8.  If Fred's plan was adopted, his department would ____________________________ all of our Brazilian operations.

 

9.  If we ____________________________ our excess inventory and stored it offsite, we would save a lot of space in our main warehouse.

 

10.  We would easily ____________________________ their football team if our star player wasn't in the hospital.

 

11.  If we ____________________________ for an espresso machine on Sunday, we could buy one on Monday.

 

12.  If we met with them this week, we could ____________________________ the details of the joint-venture agreement.

 


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Second Conditionals—Intermediate

 

 

 

1.  We would develop new applications for the software if we felt there was enough demand from our customers.

 

2.  Ethiopia might invade Eritrea if they thought they could win.

 

3.  If we re-estimated the costs, we might find that they had/have increased.

 

4.  It might be clearer if you rephrased the question.

 

5.  Things would be different around here if I headed the company.

 

6.  Heads would roll if we missed our sales targets this quarter!

 

7.  We would rethink our marketing strategy if the new campaign failed.

 

8.  If Fred's plan was adopted, his department would oversee all of our Brazilian operations.

 

9.  If we crated our excess inventory and stored it offsite, we would save a lot of space in our main warehouse.

 

10.  We would easily defeat their football team if our star player wasn't in the hospital.

 

11.  If we window-shopped for an espresso machine on Sunday, we could buy one on Monday.

 

12.  If we met with them this week, we could formalize the details of the joint-venture agreement.

 

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