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Using Conditional Sentences in the Pharma Business

Have you ever wondered how the pharma professionals talk about hypothetical scenarios and potential responses?

They use conditional sentences!

Depending on the level of certainty or likelihood, they can use different types of conditionals to express their thoughts.

The zero conditional can express a general truth or fact, such as "If a patient takes their medication as prescribed, they will experience improved health outcomes."

The first conditional can express a situation that is likely to happen in the future, such as "If the FDA approves our new drug, we will be able to bring it to market and generate revenue."

The second conditional can express a hypothetical or unlikely situation in the present or future, such as "If we were to experience a global pandemic, our drug development timelines could be delayed."

The third conditional can express a hypothetical situation that cannot be changed because it has already happened, such as "If we had invested more in R&D five years ago, we might have been able to develop a breakthrough drug by now."

Using conditional sentences can help to convey the uncertainty and complexity of the pharma industry, while also allowing for the exploration of potential responses to hypothetical situations.

When using conditional sentences in the pharma business, it is important to consider the context and the level of certainty or likelihood of the scenarios being discussed.

By using conditional sentences effectively, pharma professionals can communicate complex ideas and potential outcomes in a clear and concise way.


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