Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N3 course!
If I had the money, I would travel to Japan.
Do they mean the same?
Yes, almost the same.
Difference; ば〜のに is less expected than たら〜のに.
＝I have no money right now. I don’t think I will have money in the future either.
＝I have no money now. I don’t know if I will have money in the future.
You should use ば〜のに if you have a strong feeling of regret that “I cannot travel to Japan because I have no money now or ever.”
I hope my answer helps you. 😊
In the JLPT course, you can ask me any questions as much as you want.
I will teach you until you get it!
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