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These are the sentences that have a past - tense sense. They are the sentences that describe counter factual events.  

Sentence structures:  

First clause - Had + subject + past participle verb form: 

Second clause - Subject + would + have/has + past participle verb form: 

 

A. Positive sentences 

Sentence structures:

First clause - Had + subject + past participle verb form:

Second clause - Subject + would + have/has + past participle verb form:

Examples:  

  • Had I washed my clothes, I would have gone to watch football match. 
  • Had she cooked ugali, she would have watched the movie. 
  • Had they played football well, they would have won the match. 
  • Had they agreed with us, they would have told us by now. 

 

B. Negative sentences

Sentence structure 

First clause: Had + Subject + not + past participle verb form: 

Examples:

  • Had I not washed my clothes, I would have gone to watch football match. 
  • Had she not cooked ugali, she would have watched the movie. 
  • Had they not played football well, they would have won the match. 
  • Had they not agreed with us, they would have told us by now. 

 

C. Interrogative sentences

Sentence structures

First clause: Had + Subject + past participle verb form.  

Second clause: Would + Subject + have/has + past participle verb form: 

Examples:

  • Had I washed my clothes, would I have gone to watch football match? 
  • Had she cooked ugali, would she have watched the movie? 
  • Had they played football well, would they have won the match? 
  • Had they agreed with us, would they have told us by now? 

 

NB: These sentences can also be used with 'When, while, since, and for'. 

 



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