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  1. fireman
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    Exclamation lest or in case

    I wonder which I should use "just in case" or "lest" in the following sentence below..
    Please tell me the differences between "in case" and "lest".

    Q . I had to grab the iron rail at my side ( ) I should slip off and fall.


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    Re: lest or in case

    You could use either. There is little difference between the two in this context.

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