what form of verb is used with unless?

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 is this correct form of verb"pass"to use in this tense?

unless you work hard, you ...........examination.

pass CANNOT had not unless asked May 21 '13 at 10:39 saliha zain New member

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You should use the future tense. 

link comment answered May 23 '13 at 13:22 Kimberly Expert
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I guess you have to use the verb "pass" in the blank. This is a conditional sentence of the first type (unless = if not), so as Kimberly said, you have to use future tense: Unless you work hard, you will not pass your examination.

link comment answered Jun 14 '13 at 01:31 Elin Tomov Contributor

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