what form of verb is used with unless?


 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

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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