- If she were shorter, she would be more attractive.
- I am busy next week. If I had time, I would come to your party.
- If they hadn't trained hard, they wouldn't have won.
As you can see, they refer to the same time: the present, the future or the past. If we mix the sentences, we get mixed conditionals.Past and Present
- If my father hadn't lost his keys, we wouldn't have to wait until he finds them.
But my father lost his keys and therefore we have to wait until he finds them.
- If I had installed an anti-virus, my computer wouldn't be so slow now.
But I didn't install an anti-virus and therefore my computer is so slow now.
- If our house had been broken into, we would be very sad.
But our house wasn't broken into and we aren't sad.
- If our house had been broken into, we would call the police.
But our house wasn't broken into and we are not going to call police.
- If we had won the lottery last week, we would buy a new sofa today.
But we didn't win the lottery and we are not going to buy a new sofa today.
- If I were smarter, I would have graduated from Stanford.
But I am not smarter and therefore I didn't graduate from Stanford.
- If Mary weren't a snob, she wouldn't have had so many parties this year.
But Mary is a snob and therefore she had so many parties this year.
- If you were more eloquent, you would become a politician.
But I am not more eloquent and I won't become a politician.
- If you had more time, I would go to the cinema with you.
But you don't have more time and I won't go to the cinema with you.
Soon the rest of mixed conditionals.