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    Post If clause

    Hello everyone

    I have a question about if-clause.

    Could you explain to me please ?

    Which is most appropriate to say " If I were you..." or " If I was you..."

    Thank you for your help.

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    Re: If clause

    Quote Originally Posted by k k colin love View Post
    Hello everyone
    I have a question about if-clause.
    Could you explain to me please ?
    Which is most appropriate to say " If I were you..." or " If I was you..."
    Thank you for your help.
    In this case, 'were'.

    Some teachers and authorities are happy with 'If I was...' in expressions like 'If I was a carpenter...', but the expression 'if I were you' is so often used that it would sound very unusual if you said 'If I was you...'.

    b

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