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Old June 14, 2008, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Alfonso View Post
  • She might have been upset if we had been late.
Step by step... This is a third conditional. The consecutio temporum is really fixed in Spanish. It's like it follows:
  • Se podría haber enojado si hubiéramos llegado tarde.
It expresses an unreal hypothesis, a fact that didn't happen in the past.
A ver si no nos olvidamos la s de la tercera persona, corazón.
"When the first baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all went skipping about, and that was the beginning of fairies."
from Peter Pan by J.M.Barrie
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