Speaking Hypothetically


    What would you do if . . .

    Suppose . . .

    Imagine . . .

Present Hypothetical

    If I were rich, I would buy a bigger house.

    If I had a bigger house, I would invite my friends over.

Past Hypothetical

    If Jack had been there, he could have prevented the incident.

    If I had seen that movie, I would have cried.

Formal Hypothetical

    Should you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

    Had I been there, I might have been able to help.