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    Default Can i use it at the beginning of a sentence?

    Hello!. How are you? Thanks in advance!

    It´s more standard to use it at the end of a sentence,
    but If I use it in the beginning, would
    it be grammatically incorrect?


    E.X. 'I´ll die if I do that', YOU APOLOGIZE
    E.X. YOU APOLOGIZE, 'I´ll die if I do that'



    Jesús

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    Default Re: Can i use it at the beginning of a sentence?

    Hello J.

    Yes, both versions are grammatically correct; but the phrasing is a little unusual – I'm not sure I've ever heard anyone say "I'll die if I do that!".

    Though you might (possibly) hear "It would kill me to do that"; or simply "that would kill me".

    Is it a translation?

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    Default Re: Can i use it at the beginning of a sentence?

    First of all, thanks a lot!

    Yes, I am Spanish. I am afraid it´s a translation.

    Well, I am trying to say 'If I do that, I´ll be dead´

    Should I use your sentence then?


    If I tell somebody:

    Pull your heart out!

    The answer from someone could be that above:

    ´I´ll die if I do it´, he apologized

    Should I use yours?

    Do you mean that thing with your sentence?

    Thanks again!

    Jesús

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    Default Re: Can i use it at the beginning of a sentence?

    Hello J.

    Sorry, I'm not quite sure I've fully understood, as it's a slightly strange example!

    What would the Spanish be?

    All the best,
    MrP

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