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    Hello.teachers. because or if

    Hello.teachers. Which world can instead of the part underlined in this sentence because or if?

    I will take an umbrella with me in case it rains. Thank you!

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    You cannot use either in this sentence.

    in case
    1 : for the purpose of being ready for something that might happen
    ▪ Bring an umbrella in case it rains. ▪ We brought extra money just in case.

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Why can't you use if? It changes the meaning, but it is a correct sentence.

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    I should've said You cannot use either in this sentence instead of "in case" without changing the meaning.

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Why can't you use if? It changes the meaning, but it is a correct sentence.
    If we're changing the meaning, then because can work too.

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Teachers, Your answers seem like both can do, but both can not do. Which word can be used in this sentence on earth? How to change the meaning of this sentence?

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    If we're changing the meaning, then because can work too.
    I know; I wanted to get things going without spoon-feeding the answer as I have a feeling this might be a homework question.

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry12345 View Post
    Teachers, Your answers seem like both can do, but both can not do. Which word can be used in this sentence on earth? How to change the meaning of this sentence?
    What do you think?

    Is this homework?

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    Re: Hello.teachers. because or if

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    I know; I wanted to get things going without spoon-feeding the answer as I have a feeling this might be a homework question.
    Oops.

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