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    time clauses and conditional clauses

    how to explain the difference between time clauses and conditional clauses?

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    Time clauses locate something in time: I'll speak to her as soon as she arrives. (Here I am not questioning whether she will come or not)
    Conditional clauses are dependent on another event: I'll speak to her if she comes. (here it is not certain that she will come)

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