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    Smile what 's difference between "if" and "in the event that"

    Hello! Could you tell me what 's difference between "if" and "in the event that"?

    and by the way,i am a freshman in this forum,so i wanna know how to search the relevant questions asked before so that i can learn about the answers without asking the same questions that someone may have asked before.

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    Re: what 's difference between "if" and "in the event that"

    NOT A TEACHER.

    There's no difference in meaning. "In the event" is more formal than "if." It's also wordier, and its use is for that reason frowned upon by certain people.

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