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    Default Difference between "in the event that" and "if"

    Hi , Could anyone explain to me , what is difference between "in the event that" and "if". The example would be very helpful , thanks :)

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    Default Re: Difference between "in the event that" and "if"

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    Hi , Could anyone explain to me , what is difference between "in the event that" and "if". The example would be very helpful , thanks :)
    In the event that something happens = If something happens
    In the event of something (happening) = In case of something (happening)

    In the event of a fire, do not use the lift.
    In the event that a fire breaks out, do not use the lift.

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    Default Re: Difference between "in the event that" and "if"

    Quote Originally Posted by hello12345 View Post
    Hi , Could anyone explain to me , what is difference between "in the event that" and "if". The example would be very helpful , thanks :)
    The main difference is that the former uses three extra words to say the same thing.

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