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    Question Unless, As long as , Providing/provided that...etc.

    Are 'Unless', 'As long as' , 'Providing/provided that' and 'In case' all used only with First 'if conditional'?

    Must I use 'that' after 'Providing and provided' ?

    (e.g) I will go to the school providing you want my assistance.


    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by saloom2; 02-Feb-2013 at 17:28. Reason: Better-typed thread

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    Re: Unless, As long as , Providing/provided that...etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    Are 'Unless', 'As long as' , 'Providing/provided that' and 'In case' are all used only with First 'if conditional'??
    'In case' does not introduce a conditional clause. The others can be used in zero conditionals.

    For 'Providing and provided' I must I use 'that' after them or they can they be used without 'that'?
    They can be used without 'that', though we tend to use 'that' in more formal writing.
    Please separate words you are talking about from your main questions by using inverted commas, as above, or italic font.

    Try to use normal question word order rather than just placing a question mark at the end of a statement.

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    Re: Unless, As long as , Providing/provided that...etc.

    Done. I'm so sorry for not being accurate in my questions.

    What's your opinion regarding my question?
    Last edited by saloom2; 02-Feb-2013 at 17:47.

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    Re: Unless, As long as , Providing/provided that...etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by saloom2 View Post
    What's your opinion regarding my question?
    I gave a response in my last post - in the quote section.

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    Re: Unless, As long as , Providing/provided that...etc.

    Ohhh! I'm so sorry I have been studying for 8 hours, so I didn't pay attention to it!

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