if or when?

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bieasy

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Hi,

Do you say: "Why should I call him if I can do the job?" or "Why should I call him when I can do the job?" or both can be correct?
 

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We cannot say for sure whether either is appropriate. It depends on context.
 

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Quite honestly, why should you call him at all?
 

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If someone has suggested you "Call Jim to do it" but you know you can do it yourself, then either one of those would be fine and have no real different in meaning.
 
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