Exercise 1: third conditional (if clause type 3)
(Practise using the conditional clause type 3)
Third conditional (if clause 3) – cloze test (difficulty: 2 of 5 – rather easy)
Fill the gaps with the appropriate forms of the verbs in brackets for the if clause type 3 (third conditional sentence). You need either the past perfect simple or the past conditional simple. Do not use short or contracted forms.
- “If I hadn’t eaten enough, I ______ hungry.” (feel) → “… I would have felt hungry.”
- “If you ______ for me, I would have gone to the dentist with you.” (wait) → “If you had waited for me, …”
You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. You may also use the hint button, but note that you will lose points for that. If you are still unsure about the topic, reread the explanation on the third conditional sentence.
Further exercises and explanations related to the ‘if sentences type 3’
The following exercises and explanations refer to the English conditional sentences ‘if clause type 3’ and are also helpful: