Other words or phrases can be used in place of ‚if‘.
I won’t do anything unless you help me. (=if you do not help me)
I’ll leave some money here in case you need it.(=because you may need it)
I’ll lend you the money provided that you pay me back in a week)
I won’t go even if you beg me. (=it doesn’t matter if you beg me)
in case or if ?
1 My neighbors have gotten a watch dog. _______ someone tries to break in they
will have a big surprise.
2 I brought extra money_________the tickets for the show cost more than I expect.
3 The workers posted a ‚wet paint‘ sign on the doorway________someone doesn’t realize the paint is still wet.
4 ____ I get the new job I will move to Berne.
Unless or provided that ?
5 You can borrow my notes __________ you return them this afternoon.
6 She will not pass the exam_______she studies hard.
7 We will be late_______ we hurry.
8 __________it doesn’t rain, we will go for a walk.
Even if or in case ?
9 The concert starts at 8 pm. It is 7:55 pm. ______ we hurry, we will miss the beginning.
10 I’ll probably go home over the weekend. But _________I don’t would you like to
go to the museum with me?
11 I will clean my apartment ________ I have friends over this weekend.
12 I have alot of homework._______I work all evening on my homework I will not be finished.
2 in case
3 in case
5 provided that
9 Even if
10 in case/if
11 in case
12 Even if