If I eat too much chocolate …

We use the first conditional to talk about something that will happen (the result), if a particular condition (which is likely to happen) is met.

An example:

If you eat too much of that chocolate cake, you’ll feel ill afterwards.

If you’re not sure how to form a sentence like this, take a look at the BBC World Service’s web page.

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Written by Christine Burgmer

18. July 2017