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Siddharth S.

asked • 05/13/20

Explain which type of tenses are there in this sentence and tell me the meaning : "If left to stand, cooked pasta sticks together".

Which type of if conditional clauses are present in this sentense

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David M.

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Hello, Aydan. "Left" is not the simple past here. It is the homograph, "left", the past participle of "leave." Check out my analysis below.
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05/19/20

Aydan L.

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Tricky, tricky! Excellent analysis and clarification!
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05/20/20

David M.

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Thank you!
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05/21/20

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