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Conjunctions are words used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause, such as "and," "but," and "if."

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The difference between when and if seems important in this construction. Where if means that something may occur, when implies it probably will occur at some moment in the future. That means that wha …
answered Mar 9 '18 by oerkelens
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I would drop the "one of" and go for: Maybe A or C cheated. If it is really important to convey the idea that either of the two may have cheated, but certainly not both, you can say: Maybe e …
answered Feb 2 '14 by oerkelens
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as if means that happens while giving a (false) impression. He acted as if he owned the place. He acted in such a fashion that the impression was created that he was the proprietor of the place. …
answered Apr 17 '14 by oerkelens
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Except for the unless in quotation marks, the word never appears at the end of a sentence in your example... But it could! In the paragraph you quote, the part that normally would follow unless has …
answered May 15 '16 by oerkelens
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The presence of a negation makes all the difference! The sentence is interpreted as: I don't (like (potatoes or ice-cream)). -> I don't (like potatoes or like ice-cream). This logic can be repr …
answered Aug 12 '14 by oerkelens