Hint for requiring informal “hubieras”

ShirleyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Hint for requiring informal “hubieras”

Si ________ en la entrevista, te habrían contratado. If you had lied in the interview they would have hired you.
Why is “hubiera (formal) mentido” wrong. What is the hint for using hubieras?
Asked 3 years ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Shirley

Yes, if the second clause said "lo/la habrían contratado", then you'd need the formal "hubiera mentido". 

Saludos

Inma

ShirleyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

The hint is “te”...habrían

(Self answer), shirley

Hint for requiring informal “hubieras”

Si ________ en la entrevista, te habrían contratado. If you had lied in the interview they would have hired you.
Why is “hubiera (formal) mentido” wrong. What is the hint for using hubieras?

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