Exercise on Exceptions (Conditional Sentences with different Tenses)

Conditional Sentences Type III

Study the following situations. In every sentence, the 'if' clause expresses a situation in the past (Type III). Decide, however, whether the consequences refer to the present (Conditional I) or past (Conditional II).

  1. It didn't rain yesterday. So I had to water the plants yesterday.
    If it (rain) yesterday, I (water / not) the plants.
  2. It didn't rain yesterday. So I am watering the plants now.
    If it (rain) yesterday, I (water / not) the plants now.
  3. I went to bed late last night. So I am still tired now.
    If I (go) to bed earlier yesterday, I (feel / not) so tired now.
  4. I went to bed late last Tuesday. So I was very tired the following day.
    If I (go) to bed earlier that Tuesday, I (feel / not) that tired the following day.
  5. After a night out, I want to drive home now. I haven't drunk any alcohol.
    If I (drink) alcohol, I (drive / not) .
  6. After a night out last weekend, I drove home. I hadn't drunk any alcohol.
    If I (drink) alcohol, I (drive / not) .
  7. We won the match last week. So when we came home, we looked really happy.
    We (look / not) that happy if we (win / not) the match.
  8. We've just won a match. So we look really happy now.
    We (look / not) that happy if we (win / not) the match.
  9. My daughter is blamed for having done something. She tells me now that she didn't do it. I believe her.
    She (tell) me if she (do) it.
  10. Last year, my daughter was blamed for having done something. She told me that she hadn't done it. I believed her.
    She (tell) me if she (do) it.