Inverted Conditionals 英语语法练习

反向条件句是英语语法中一种特殊的结构,主要用于条件句中。在普通条件句中,通常是“if + 条件,主语 + 谓词”这样的结构。但在反向条件句中,条件部分会移到句子的前面,并且省略“if”,同时将助动词或情态动词置于主语之前。这种结构通常用于写作和口语中,以加强语气或是为了语言的流畅性和变化性。


Exercise 1: Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the inverted conditional.

*Should* (Auxiliary) you need help, don’t hesitate to ask.

Were I in your position, I *would* (Modal) definitely take the offer.

Had she known about the consequences, she *would* (Modal) never have taken the risk.

*Had* (Past Perfect) he arrived earlier, he could have caught the train.

*Were* (Subjunctive) it not for your advice, I would have made the wrong decision.

*Had* (Past Perfect) they informed us earlier, we could have prepared better.

*Should* (Auxiliary) you encounter any problems, please call me immediately.

Had Tom studied harder, he *would* (Modal) have passed the exam.

Were it to rain tomorrow, the picnic *would* (Modal) be cancelled.

Had I the means, I *would* (Modal) travel the world.

*Were* (Subjunctive) she to apply for the job, she would likely get it.

*Should* (Auxiliary) this situation arise again, we will be better prepared.

*Had* (Past Perfect) you told me earlier, I would have been able to help.

Were they to lose the game, it *would* (Modal) be a major upset.

Had we realized the severity of the issue, we *would* (Modal) have acted sooner.

Exercise 2: Complete the sentences with the appropriate inverted conditional phrase.

Had it not been for your support, I *would* (Modal) not have succeeded.

*Were* (Subjunctive) John to ask me for a favor, I couldn’t refuse.

*Should* (Auxiliary) the weather improve, we will go for a hike.

Had you seen the film, you *would* (Modal) understand what I’m talking about.

*Were* (Subjunctive) it not so late, we could watch another episode.

Had the team not trained as hard, they *would* (Modal) not have won the championship.

*Should* (Auxiliary) you decide to change your mind, the offer still stands.

Had you called me, I *would* (Modal) have picked you up from the airport.

*Were* (Subjunctive) you to visit Paris, you should see the Eiffel Tower.

*Had* (Past Perfect) I known you were in town, I would have arranged a meeting.

Should there be any discrepancies, we *will* (Future) resolve them promptly.

Had she not been delayed, she *would* (Modal) have been on time for the interview.

Were I to win the lottery, I *would* (Modal) donate a portion to charity.

Should the project succeed, it *will* (Future) benefit the whole community.

Had they left at dawn, they *would* (Modal) have reached the destination by noon.




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