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Thread: if/when

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    Dear teachers?

    I wonder what is the difference between (1) and (2).

    (1), If I was sick, my grandmother would take care of me.
    (2), When I was sisk, my grandmother would take care of me.

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: if/when

    Here, there isn't much difference. 'When' can be more certain, but not really in this case. If you were frequently ill, 'when' might be better.


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