If: The 0 Conditional

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The 0 Conditional

for things that are always true
(present tense + present tense)

How to make the 0 conditional

The 0 conditional is ‘if’ phrase, plus ‘result’ phrase. Unlike the other conditionals, the 0 conditionals takes no special words.

– examples

if it gets hot, ice melts
if people don’t drink water, they die
your hair gets longer if you don’t cut it


1. Complete the sentences:
(i) If you leave an apple if the sun for 2 weeks,…..
(ii) If you put the dog in the washing machine,…..
(iii) You are an idiot if ….