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Help with a conditional statement

Posted by xiaophil May 9, 2010 in the Group I Have a Question.

Tags: conditional statements, conditional

I just wrote this sentence:

如果政府处死了他的话,一个无辜的人死掉。

What I wanted to say is this:

"If the government had executed him, an innocent man would have died"

I had no idea how to handle the past tense or how to indicate 'would'.  Anybody got any ideas? 

Thanks

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