Exercise 2: third conditional (if clause type 3)

(Practise constructing conditional sentences type 3)

Third conditional (if clauses type 3) – matching exercise

Difficulty: rather easy (2 of 5)

Select the adequate clauses on the right for the sentence parts on the left to make an if clause type 3 or third conditional sentence that makes sense.

  • Example: “Hanna would have eaten more ← if she had been hungrier.

You can check your results with the button below after you have finished. If you still need help with the topic, reread the use of the if clause type 3 and the formation of the past conditional simple.

If the lightning had not struck Martin’s house,
If the apple had not been so sour,
Chris would have felt fitter
We would have gone swimming
If Henry had bought a better camera,
If the floor hadn’t been wet,
The car accident wouldn’t have happened
I’m sure you would have cried

Exercises and explanations relating to the ‘if clause type 3’

The following exercises and explanations relate to the topic ‘if clause type 3 (third conditional sentence) in English grammar’: