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    as long as/if

    I wonder if there is a subtle difference in the meaning between "1" and "2".
    1. As long as it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.
    2. If it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.

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    Re: as long as/if

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    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if there is a subtle difference in the meaning between "1" and "2".
    1. As long as it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.
    2. If it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.
    Hello, I am not a teacher,

    but in my mind your sentences seem to have the same meaning. Give me opinion about the difference between the these two sentences, if you see one.

    Cordially,

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    Re: as long as/if

    Quote Originally Posted by wowenglish1 View Post
    I wonder if there is a subtle difference in the meaning between "1" and "2".
    1. As long as it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.
    2. If it doesn't rain, I am going to play tennis after work.
    In that context they mean the same.

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