Periodo Ipotetico

How to use "if" clauses and conditional sentences
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The periodo ipotetico is used to talk about things that would happen or would be true under certain conditions, for example, I would help you if I could.

A conditional sentence is made up by a main clause and by a subordinate clause introduced by the conjunction se (if in English).

Conditional sentences are traditionally divided into three types, they're actually four:
Reality - probability : real hypothetis having a certain consequence
Possibility : possible hypothesis, something you are not expecting to happen or has a little chance of happening, but if it happened, it could have a certain consequence.
Impossibility : impossible hypothesis, something in the past that can't happen anymore, as well as its consequence.
Mixed : an hypothesis in the past that didn't occur, but that if it had occured, it would have a certain consequence in the present
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Periodo ipotetico
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Se mangi troppo...
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Se il ministro fosse coerente...
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Se Paola avesse studiato...
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Se vedessi Luca...
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Se continuerai così...
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Se l'anno scorso non si fosse licenziato...
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Se parlassi italiano...
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Se fossi in te...
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Se potessi, me ne...
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