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A-"I'll call John if at home."

If who is at home?
1-Me
2-John
3-The sentence is ambiguous

B-Is this sentence correct:

"We'll inform John, if at his office, that his car was stolen."
 

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B- Yes, though 'if he's at' clarifies things. ;-)
 

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Thanks TDOL.
 

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