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# If or Whether?

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03 Jan 2009, 23:14
As Per The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style
"Use if for a conditional idea, whether for an alternative or possibility. Thus, Let me know if you'll be coming means that I want to hear from you only if you're coming. But Let me know whether you'll be coming means that I want to hear from you about your plans one way or the other"
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If or Whether?   [#permalink] 03 Jan 2009, 23:14
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