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when someone wants to emphasize that happening of a particular event is unlikely, but even if that happens, something can be done after that. For example: she wont come back, if at all she comes, dont let her enter into home.


English distinguishes three persons -- in their usual roles, the first (the person speaking), the second (the person spoken to), and the third (the person spoken about). That is, I(1st) tell you(2nd) about him(3rd). There are two situations in which the sentences are grammatically second person but not semantically. I.e., the pronouns in the sentences are ...


As of is used to show the time or date from which something starts, "as of now" means something starts from now.

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