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- A special use of “should”? 4 answers
Here is the phrase from Wikipedia:
CFO Peter Klein has said that Microsoft has no alternate plan should its current mobile strategy fail.
Should Microsoft’s tablet and phone efforts continue to inspire little interest among the buying public, don’t expect a radical shift in strategy.
What does the word should mean in this context? The same as if or in case?
Why is this verb placed before the subject?
I tried to search in dictionaries, but this specific case wasn’t properly explained.