An independent clause that refers to a hypothetical situation contingent on another set of circumstance.

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“only if we ignored X, might Y happen”?

In spite of the general guidance on conditionals found on this site, I am struggling with which tenses to use in the following sentence to properly convey what I mean: Only if we ignored these ...
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Is regression of the verb mandatory?

If regression of the verb is not mandatory, how would it affect the meaning differently in both of the sentences below? If they asked for help, I would provide whatever help they need. If they ...
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Inverted conditional sentence using 'can' and 'will'

On this page in Wikipedia!, it states for first conditional sentences: The condition can also be expressed using the modal verb should. This form can be used to make an inverted condition ...