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How to make second conditional in Spanish?

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I looked at some threads here, but I found only topics referring to subjunctive or third conditional. I googled for some examples on the Internet and found the following:

Si tuviera dinero, iría contigo. - If I had money, I would go with you.

I checked and tuviera is the Imperfect Subjuctive, whereas iría is Indicative Conditional.

I wanted to say: "If I could cook/bake better, I would make a birthday cake in a heart-shaped molde for my husband". I compared this to the above example (about the money) and wrote:

Si pudiera cocer mejor, le haría una tarta de cumpleaños en el molde de corazón para mi marido.

Is this sentence correct? Could you explain to me how to make the equivalent of English second conditional? Necesito una receta smile

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updated AGO 16, 2010
edited by Issabela
posted by Issabela

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Goood way to deal with this mistake, no esperaba más de ti, Issawink

Si pudiera cocinar mejor, le haría una tarta de cumpleaños en un molde de corazón para mi marido.

IN this case you only confused the verb, in the word of the day the mejor was mistaken too.

Your conditional is correctly formed.

updated AGO 16, 2010
posted by 00494d19
Phew, that's a relief :)) - Issabela, NOV 3, 2009
¡Muy Gracias! - Issabela, NOV 3, 2009
puffff, not a good day, Hay días ..jejeje, muchas gracias, no muy;) - 00494d19, NOV 3, 2009
ay ay ay :/ tienes razón - Issabela, NOV 3, 2009
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