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    Default use of whether or not

    I would like to know the use of whether or not

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    'Whether' is used when the choice is clear or important:

    I don't know whether to wear my red tie or the blue one.


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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    'Whether' is used when the choice is clear or important:

    I don't know whether to wear my red tie or the blue one.

    You must decide whether or not to to wear the blue tie.

    You're wearing the red tie whether you like it or not.

    :wink: :)

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    That's settled, then- I think I'll wear the red one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    That's settled, then- I think I'll wear the red one.
    Good choice! 8)

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    If you look at my avatar, you'll see I'm wearing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    If you look at my avatar, you'll see I'm wearing it.
    It's hidden under the mold. :wink:

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