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If I want to say: "If I get a job, I could probably stay."
I would like to know how to use the "If" in japanese.
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Base language: English
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    There are various ways to say "if" in Japanese.
    You've got なら, which kind of marks a context in which an action would happen.
    友達が行かないなら、私も行きません。

    Then you can conjugate the verb. The last u of the infinitive turns into an "e" and then add "ば". For negative forms and -i adjectives, replace the "i" by "ければ"
    友達が行かなければ、私も行きません。

    Finally, another way to express "if": put the verb in past form and and "ら"
    友達が行かなかったら、私も行きません。

    I'm not a native speaker, but I hope this helps!

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