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If the allegations(made?) against him are found (to be?) true he could face rigorous imprisonment.

Is there any difference if I use or don't use made in the clause allegations against ?

Also when to use/not use to be after found in such sentences ?

With these two doubts I'm able to form four different versions of above sentence but don't know which one is correct.

  • If the allegations (made) against him were (found to be) true he could face a rigorous imprisonment. – Mv Log Oct 17 '17 at 19:31
  • @Mv Log: At least in the US, use of subjunctive tense is largely considered optional at this point. It sounds more educated, but isn't any more correct. – Kirt Oct 17 '17 at 20:01
  • @Kirt Either were\could or are\will or going to, but not are\could. – Mv Log Oct 17 '17 at 20:29

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