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Hypothetical Constructions: The Impossible

For our final lesson on Italian hypothetical constructions, we will explore if-clauses that express situations that, for whatever reason, cannot come into fruition. The reason for this is usually due to the fact that the conditions necessary for the hypothetical event to have taken place were not carried out at some point in the past, ultimately resulting in an impossible outcome:

Se (io) avessi studiato di più, avrei superato l’esame di matematica.
If I had studied more, I would have passed the math exam.

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