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could the second conditional be like this?

From a film subtitle: "What would've happenned if you were a few minutes later, Hani?" I think that 'What would have happened if you had been a few minutes later,Hani?'is right? I think this is ...
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All they do is 'get/getting' groceries

This is going to be silly but I know some people who don't really leave the house for anything but groceries. It's impossible to hang out with them because they just sit around at home and the only ...
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Is “supposed to play” semantically different from “supposed to be playing”?

Is there any meaning difference between these two sentences? I was supposed to play. I was supposed to be playing.