Conditional Sentences in English: Non-conditional 'conditionals'
Summary: A look at non-conditional conditionals
Certain warnings/threats with and and not ….or convey a message very similar in meaning to conditional utterances, though they are not conditional constructions:
Come home so late again and I’ll ground you for a month.
Don’t come home so late again or I’ll ground you for a month.
The meaning of these is similar to the conditional contruction: If you come home so late again, I’ll ground you for a month.
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