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I have found a conditional sentence "In the event of rain, the parade is canceled." on page http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/in+the+event+of

I have thought that main clause of such conditional sentence should contain future or imperative mood. For example:

  • In case of an emergency, push this button.
  • In the event of a fire, alarms will sound.

But in this sentence main clause contains present. Is it correct?

Is correct similar sentence with future: "In the event of rain, the parade will be canceled."?

What the difference between these two sentences if both correct?

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You are correct. In the event of carries the meaning of "if" and should not be followed by the present tense. The example is wrong.

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