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    if II

    A-"I'll call John if at home."

    If who is at home?
    1-Me
    2-John
    3-The sentence is ambiguous

    B-Is this sentence correct:

    "We'll inform John, if at his office, that his car was stolen."

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    B- Yes, though 'if he's at' clarifies things.

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    #3
    Thanks TDOL.

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