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• "Do you think they'll get married?" "I wouldn't be surprised."
•You know, I wouldn't be surprised if some of the top executives lose their jobs.
• You know, I wouldn't be surprised if they decided to get married.
• I wouldn't be surprised to hear that she'd left that job by now.

What does 'I wouldn't be surprised' mean ?
I thought it was used as 2nd conditional if. But I am surprised to see that 'would' used with 'present','future','past' ,...
When we can use it?
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Mickey Mouse 8241What does 'I wouldn't be surprised' mean ?
You would not experience surprise if the proposed (hypothetical) event actually happens.

Hypothetical events:
1. They get married.
2. The top executives lose their jobs.
3. They decide to get married.
4. I hear that she has left her job.
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This is a slightly unusual use of 'would', but it's completely accepted.
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AlpheccaStarsYou would not experience surprise if the proposed (hypothetical) event actually happens.
Could you please kindly explain more ?
For example, what does 'I wouldn't be surprised to hear that she'd left that job by now' mean?
It means 'She has not yet left that job by now' and if 'that' happen it doesn't make me surprised.

Or
"You know, I wouldn't be surprised if they decided to get married."
It means :"They aren't get married now and if that happens one day I will not surprised as I expect it'
It happened on the past? (Because of 'decided')? I don't know why we use different verb tenses.

Could we use ' I wouldn't be surprised if they decide/will decide to get married'?

Thanks.
Mickey Mouse 8241 'I wouldn't be surprised to hear that she'd left that job by now' mean?
It means I have not heard that.
Maybe she did leave the job. But I don't know. Nobody has told me. If somebody says that tomorrow, I will not be surprised.
Mickey Mouse 8241"You know, I wouldn't be surprised if they decided to get married."
It is the pattern of first conditional.

"I wouldn't be surprised if they decide to get married."
means the same thing as, " I wouldn't be surprised if they decided to get married."
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fivejedjonThis is a slightly unusual use of 'woul', but it's completely accepted.
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