Definition Of if


(often used in indirect questions) whether.

he asked if we would like some coffee

a condition or supposition.

there are so many ifs and buts in the policy

despite the possibility that; no matter whether.

if it takes me seven years, I shall do it

expressing a polite request.

if I could trouble you for your names?

expressing an opinion.

that's an awfully long walk, if you don't mind my saying so

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Example Of if

  • if he calls

  • if he didn't try to make a fool of me

  • if he doesn't call

  • if he'd known at the time, he would've waited

  • if I could just be left alone

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