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Translation of "if" - English-Spanish dictionary

if

conjunction   /ɪf/
A2 used to say that something will happen only in the case that something else happens or is true si We’ll have the party in the garden if the weather’s good.
B1 used to talk about something that might happen or be true si What will we do if this doesn’t work?
B1 whether si I wonder if he’ll get the job.
B1 used to mean ‘always’ or ‘every time si, cuando If you mention his mother, he cries.
if not
A2 used to say what the situation will be if something does not happen si no I hope to see you there but, if not, I’ll call you.
if you like
A2 used when you offer someone something si quieres If you like, I could drive you there.
if I were you
B1 used when you give someone advice si estuviera en tu lugar I think I’d take the money if I were you.
if only
B1 used to express a wish for something that is impossible or unlikely to happen ojalá If only I knew the answer!
if so
if this is the case en ese caso It might rain this afternoon. If so, we’ll have the party indoors.
(Definition of if from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

if

conjunction /if/
in the event that; on condition that si He will have to go into hospital if his illness gets any worse I’ll only stay if you can stay too.
supposing that si, en el caso de que If he were to come along now, we would be in trouble.
whenever si, cada vez que, siempre que If I sneeze, my nose bleeds.
although a pesar de, aunque They are happy, if poor.
whether si I don’t know if I can come or not.
if only
I wish that si al menos If only I were rich!
(Definition of if from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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