The second conditional (Type 2 conditional) is everywhere!
It is used to show the likely result of some hypothetical (or unlikely) condition. The condition always comes after “if“.
Here is the structure:
If…+simple past…, (then) …would + base verb…
If pigs flew, then I would be very surprised.
What would you do if you won the lottery?
(For more about this grammar, take a look here.)
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