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Idioms about if
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Other definitions for if (2 of 2)
How to use if in a sentence
It requires that likely answers be anticipated, that elaborate “if/then” scenarios be war-gamed.
If they abused that power, it would be noticed-if not by the press, then by their colleagues, and if noticed, then punished.Memo: The Aaron Sorkin Model of Political Discourse Doesn't Actually Work|Megan McArdle|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Seems like people in dangerous neighborhoods are braver and trust in God more than people in safer neighborhoods-if you ask me.
That is, when things are going well, no one feels compelled to spend money on a what-if project.What to Do With the Thousands Displaced by Hurricane Sandy?|Malcolm Jones|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Andrew hopes he sees in this division the seeds of a "return to sanity" if/after Romney loses.
If-itty-teshi-mow Jays Haddee ny up-plo-now-shi-buh nays;ha!The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
It is a succession of short notes rapidly uttered, as if the bird said "if-if-if-if-if-if-if."A Year in the Fields|John Burroughs
By all the gods!if he had only known Who held him between life and death upon the Mauvais Pas!
Sir S. returned the nod stiffly, with an "I-wonder-if-I-really-do know-you,-or-if-this-is-a-trick-to-claim-acquaintance?"The Heather-Moon|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
If so, I knew him now for a fiend in very truth!if burning horror and endless shame can so transfigure the soul of man!
British Dictionary definitions for if (1 of 2)
- used to introduce expressions of desire, with onlyif I had only known
- used to introduce exclamations of surprise, dismay, etcif this doesn't top everything!
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British Dictionary definitions for if (2 of 2)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with if
In addition to the idioms beginning with if
- if anything
- if at first you don't succeed, try, try again
- if it ain't broke don't fix it
- if only
- if the mountain won't come to Muhammad, Muhammad must go to the mountain
- if the shoe fits, wear it
- if wishes were horses
- if worst comes to worst
- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em
- if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen
- as if
- damned if I do, damned if I don't
- make as if to
- no ifs or buts
- nothing if not
- (if) push comes to shove
- what if