Common Mistakes : Case

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Common Mistakes

Common Mistakes : Case

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.BAD: Switzerland has very little unemployment and in this case we are very lucky
.GOOD: Switzerland has very little unemployment and in this respect we are very lucky

: in this/that case = in these/those circumstances
?What shall I do if there are no trains
.In that case you’ll have to go by bus

: in this/that respect = with regard to this/that point or detail
.The film is full of violence and in this respect is unsuitable for children

BAD: I advise you to eat something now in case there won’t be any food when we get there
.GOOD: I advise you to eat something now in case there isn’t any food when we get there

.BAD: In case a woman goes out to work, she shouldn’t have to do all the housework
.GOOD: If a woman goes out to work, she shouldn’t have to do all the housework

In British English in case is used only when you talk about something that is done as a precaution
.Let’s wait for another five minutes, just in case he shows up

In American English in case is sometimes used like if at the beginning of a conditional clause

 

Common Mistakes : Case
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