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    • Join Date: May 2007
    • Posts: 38
    #1

    Re:if

    if you be quiet...or if you keep quiet?
    the second one i suppose but why can't we use the first one then?
    thanks


    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 449
    #2

    Re: if

    Hello Fariba,
    I think both are correct. But I'd say if you are quiet rather than if you be quiet. Be quiet may be found as a subjunctive but I don't think it's that common.
    Anyway, I'm not a teacher. Wait for somebody else to explain this to you.

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