Using El Imperfecto Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses introduced by si followed by El Condicional Simple

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Using El Imperfecto Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses introduced by si followed by El Condicional Simple

The question was :  How would you say "If you did some exercise, you would lose weight faster." ?  I understand the principle of using the subjunctive followed by the conditional simple.  I don't understand why there are 2 answers.

Si hicieras más ejercicio, perderías peso más rápido.Si hicieses más ejercicio, perderías peso más rápido.Becky

Asked 8 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Becky

This is because there are two equally correct conjugations for El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo. Here is the lesson dealing with this:

Conjugate verbs in El Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

Hope it helps

Inma

Using El Imperfecto Subjuntivo in hypothetical clauses introduced by si followed by El Condicional Simple

The question was :  How would you say "If you did some exercise, you would lose weight faster." ?  I understand the principle of using the subjunctive followed by the conditional simple.  I don't understand why there are 2 answers.

Si hicieras más ejercicio, perderías peso más rápido.Si hicieses más ejercicio, perderías peso más rápido.Becky

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