Alternative conditional forms
Created on Tue Jan 19 2021 12:45:54 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Other expressions in conditionals
We won't go on holiday unless we save some money.I can'tsleep unless it's very quiet outside.
as long as / provided (that) / providing (that) / on condition that / only if
- I'll tell you what really happened as long as you keep the secret.- She'll only go on condition that she sells her flat first.
- Supposing I got a job, I wouldn't be able to travel with you next summer.- Suppose she doesn't believe you, what would you do?
- I'll take my umbrella in case it rains.- Make sure your phone's on in case I need to call you.
- It's especially irritating when the dogs start barking
(repeated or predictable situations)
(something might happen)