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Why do Inspector Clouseau
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Focus on Language Awareness: Pragmatics
The key to avoiding slips
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1. If you fail the exam (a) if we hadn’t found her.
2. If the committee decides in his favour, (b) I would have had a meal ready for you.
3. If delivery is delayed, (c) what would they be?
4. If interest rates go up, (d) the accident would never have happened.
5. If you see him, (e) I would give Donna a call.
6. If you could change three things about your job, (f) will you give him a message from me?
7. If I wanted to get a job in advertising, (g) if I hadn’t seen it for myself.
8. If we could turn the clock back, (h) I would not have succeeded.
9. If Luke paid more attention in class, (i) we will inform you immediately.
10. If it weren’t so late (j) what do you think my chances would be?
11. I would never have believed such a place existed (k) would you actually change anything?
12. She would have bled to death (l) he will be a very rich man.
13. If it hadn’t been for your help, (m) he would achieve better results.
14. If I had known you were coming, (n) you will have to take it again.
15. If the new safety system had been in use, (o) more small businesses will fail.

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