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Hi, Dudeā€”Past counterfactual conditionals (sometimes called Type 3 conditionals), in which the "if"-clause refers to an event that did not happen, should have the past perfect in the "if"-clause, as in (1) but not in (2).

(3a) It turned out that he hadn't completed the project.
(3b) He turned out not to have completed the project.

Many thanks. 

Doesn't (2) work at all, even in the in a colloquial style?

2 If you didn't help me, I would have been in big trouble.

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