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THIRD ( AND FOURTH ) CLASS CONDITIONS

@inproceedings{Boyer2003THIRDA,
  title={THIRD ( AND FOURTH ) CLASS CONDITIONS},
  author={James L. Boyer},
  year={2003}
}
Third class conditional sentences, a very frequent type of conditional sentence, are identified and characterized by their use of the subjunctive mood in the protasis. The subjunctive indicates potentiality, contingency, or simple futurity. It is the condition which points to a future eventuality. The common notion that it indicates a degree of probability is examined by inductive study of all the NT examples and is concluded to be totally incorrect. Also, the oftenmade distinction between… 
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