Expressing a condition

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We can express a condition in several ways. For example, we can use if.

Sometimes if is omitted.

Expressing a condition using unless

We can express a condition using unless.

By using a conjunctional phrase

A condition can be expressed using a conjunctional phrase like in case or but that.

It is also possible to express a condition using a participial phrase.

The same conditional sentence or idea may be expressed in a number of ways. Study the following examples carefully.

Sections in this article

Indirect questions New!
Absolute adjectives New!
Shall and Will: What to use? New!
Parallel construction New!
Two-word verbs
Negative questions
Double Negatives
Correct use of the present perfect tense
Correct use of the present perfect continuous tense