CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

There are some sentences in which one action is reported dependent on other action.
In both the cases, action is to take place at some future time. But formation of these sentences is not necessarily to be done as per Future Tense.

1.It may be Present tense in both the sentences

For Example :
If you go to Delhi, bring a bag for me.

Explanation: Action of both the verbs ‘go’ & ‘bring’ is to take place in future but in sentences present tense is used.

For Example :
If you work hard, you may succeed.

Explanation :  Both the actions “work” and “succeed” are to take in future time but in formation of sentence, we use present tense here.

If you meet him , convey my regards to him.
Action in respect of both the verbs ‘meet’ and ‘convey’ is to take place in future.

2. Present tense in one sentence and future tense in the second sentence is used.

For Example :
If it rains tomorrow, I shall not go to school.

Explanation:
Here action of both the verbs ‘rain’ and’go’ is to take place in future time but future tense in the main sentence and present tense in the other part is used.

For Example :
As you sow so shall you reap.

In both the cases sow and reap action is to take place but tense of future tense in the main sentence and present in the other is used.

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