One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
If; should it happen that.‘he planned to start a business, in the event that he lost his job’
on condition that, provided, provided that, providing, providing that, presuming, presuming that, supposing, supposing that, assuming, assuming that, on the assumption that, allowing, allowing that, as long as, given that, with the provision that, with the proviso that, on the understanding that, with the understanding that, if and only if, contingent on, in the event thatView synonyms
- ‘Parking is not currently an issue for the museum, although in the event that there is an expansion it could become an issue.’
- ‘The only problem with this method occurs in the event that there actually is an afterlife.’
- ‘Moreover, there was real doubt as to whether the later trial would go ahead in the event that there were findings of guilt in the first.’
- ‘I believe that each dancer probably has a reserve of fans that don't normally vote except in the event that there is a danger of being kicked out.’
- ‘Reserve samples are kept in the event that later testing is required.’
- ‘Second, make sure you have the proper contact information in the event that there's a problem with your order.’
- ‘So the purpose of making that note was to cover yourself in the event that there was some dispute as to what was told to the client.’
- ‘The pitchlock system is supposed to prevent the prop from going to flat pitch in the event that all the prop fluid is lost.’
- ‘Host regulators must act boldly against international banks in the event that there are prudential concerns.’
- ‘We are confused about how to handle the issue of which child should run the family business in the event that we were to die before they reach adulthood.’
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