Definition: Unless

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  • Length: 6 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • Conjunction
  • A conjunction joins words or, more frequently, phrases and clauses

Usage Notes:

  • Used in Conditionals
  • You can say IF I,SHE,HE,IT + WAS or IF I,HE,SHE,IT +WERE
  • We don't use WHETHER instead of IF in Conditional sentences very much
  • We use the present or past tense after UNLESS, but we don't use WILL or SHALL