if/whether I don't know if I should apply to a foreign unversity or not? why is it wrong?
Oct 13, 2019 12:11 AM
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well, I would not say it is wrong but if you are in an exam , you should say '' whether '' because of the '' or not '' for example: I don't know if he will arrive or not ( it sounds like something despite the yes or no can happen ) but if you say > I don't know whether he will arrive or not ( he will arrive or not, there isn't another option )
October 13, 2019
I see. Thank you.
October 13, 2019
Both are correct [English Grammar in Use 5th edition, unit 50]. The "or not" is unneeded and usually omitted.
October 13, 2019
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