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If and any
If you've got any ideas ''.
If she sensed any unusual preoccupation on the part of her mother, she did not comment upon it.
If any of us miss, they can pick up the pieces.
If the old fool argues about the price, tell him I shall order my husband not to treat him as a patient any longer.
If a work is divided into several large segments, a last-minute drawing of random numbers may determine the order of the segments for any particular performance.
If in any one calculation Ptolemy had had to invoke 83 epicycles all at once, while Copernicus never required more than one third this number, then ( in the sense obvious to Margenau ) Ptolemaic astronomy would be simpler than Copernican.
If `` Jack the Courtier '' is really to be taken as Swift, the following remark is obviously Steele's comment on Swift's change of parties and its effect on their friendship: `` I assure you, dear Jack, when I first found out such an Allay in you, as makes you of so malleable a Constitution, that you may be worked into any Form an Artificer pleases, I foresaw I should not enjoy your Favour much longer ''.
If she wanted to borrow any sum of money in expecting the arrangements of Congress, it would not become a stranger, unknown to her, to offer himself for that purpose.
If any one of them has any power to veto the Secretary General's decisions the nature of the organization will have changed.
Mr. Richard Preston, executive director of the New Hampshire State Planning and Development Commission, in his remarks to the Governors Conference on Industrial Development at Providence on October 8, 1960, warned against the fallacy of attempting to attract industry solely to reduce the tax rate or to underwrite municipal services such as schools when he said: `` If this is the fundamental reason for a community's interest or if this is the basic approach, success if any will be difficult to obtain ''.
If an atom bomb in 1945 could destroy an entire city surely the atomic arsenal we now have is more than adequate to fulfill any military objective required of it.
If any are left, presently, we may expect to see signs specifically prohibiting the feeding of them too.
The Vice President said, `` If you hear of any names that would fix me cheap in return for advertising they decorated the Vice President's home, let me know.
If he had any worries, it was only the small ones, about Mother in New York, and his daughter Edwina and what she might be doing at this hour, with her Aunt Asia, in Philadelphia.
If he bothers you, don't pay him any mind.
If, in the trustee's judgment, `` reasonable market conditions '' did not prevail during any given year, he was to be allowed to petition the court for an extension of time within the ten-year period.
If any official operation abroad begins to go wrong, we shall look to the ambassador to find out why and to get suggestions for remedial action.
If you use a fiscal year, a year ending on the last day of any month other than December, your return is due on or before the 15th day of the 4th month after the close of your tax year.
If the last day ( due date ) for performing any act for tax purposes, such as filing a return or making a tax payment, etc., falls on Saturday, Sunday, or a legal holiday, you may perform that act on the next succeeding day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday.
If you file Form 1040A and the District Director computes your tax, any refund to which you are entitled will be mailed to you.
If you have neither a legal residence nor a principal place of business in any Internal Revenue district, your return should be filed with the District Director of Internal Revenue, Baltimore 2, Md..
If your principal place of abode for the tax year is outside the United States ( including Alaska and Hawaii ), Puerto Rico, or the Virgin Islands and you have no legal residence or principal place of business in any Internal Revenue district in the United States, you should file your return with the Office of International Operations, Internal Revenue Service, Washington 25, D.C..
If your state has no provisions for the numbering of pleasure boats, you must apply for a number from the U.S. Coast Guard for any kind of boat with mechanical propulsion rated at more than 10 horsepower before it can be used on Federal waterways.

If and had
If he had married her, he'd have been asking for trouble.
If the bluff failed and they ran into trouble, Brannon had told the others, they would withdraw -- and he would come after his son another time.
If he wondered whether the attackers would allow him to pull away unmolested, he had his answer a moment later.
If the Union conceded this to them, the same right must be conceded to each remaining state whenever it saw fit to secede: This would destroy the federal balance between it and the states, and in the end sacrifice to the sovereignty of the states all the liberty the citizens had gained by their Union.
If a child had a single drop of Negro blood, he would revert to the ancestral line which, except as slaves under a superior race, had not made one step of progress in 3,000 years.
If he had been `` liquidated '' in some way, he would have become a martyr, a rallying point for people who shared his ideas.
If you had screamed right there in the street where we stood, I could not have felt more fear.
If to be innocent is to be helpless, then I had been -- as are we all -- helpless at the start.
If Hammarskjold had not wanted the list disposed of in this manner, and if Bang-Jensen had not wanted it -- who had ordered it??
If Gorton wanted peace and quiet for his complicated meditations this is where he should have had it.
If his circumspection in regard to Philip's sensibilities went so far that he even refused to grant a dispensation for the marriage of Amadee's daughter, Agnes, to the son of the dauphin of Vienne -- a truly peacemaking move according to thirteenth-century ideas, for Savoy and Dauphine were as usual fighting on opposite sides -- for fear that he might seem to be favoring the anti-French coalition, he would certainly never take the far more drastic step of ordering the return of Gascony to Edward, even though, as he admitted to the English ambassadors, he had been advised that the original cession was invalid.
If this capacity had not failed them, they would see that their enemy has made a disastrous miscalculation.
If he had had a son, he would tell him, `` Gather ye rosebuds while ye may This same flower that smiles today tomorrow will be dying ''.
If we had, then one of us would have had to go instead.
If he had income other than wages subject to withholding, he may be required to file Form 1040.
If our SAC bombers were, today, capable of surviving a surprise missile attack and because of infinite dispersion or long endurance had the capability to strike at Russia again, and again, and again, those bombers would unquestionably assure our military dominance.

If and escaped
If of the founders of glottochronology Swadesh has escaped our steady plodding, and Lees has repudiated his own share in the founding, that is no reason why we should swerve.
If a hoplite escaped, he would sometimes be forced to drop his cumbersome aspis, thereby disgracing himself to his friends and family ( becoming a " ripsaspis ", one who threw his shield ).
If, however, an attack were thwarted by escorts, even if the submarine had escaped damage, it would have to remain submerged for its own safety and might only recover its position after many hours ' hard work.
If someone continues to shave in order to look the part of a respectable Roman citizen, it is clear that they have not yet embraced philosophy conceived as a way of life and have not yet escaped the social customs of the majority ... the true philosopher will only act according to reason or according to nature, rejecting the arbitrary conventions that guide the behavior of everyone else.
If Bonifacio had escaped Cavite, he would have had the right as the Katipunan leader to prosecute Aguinaldo for treason instead of the other way around.
If the king escapes both rounds, the winner is the player whose king escaped in the fewest turns.
De Villefort has renounced his father, a staunch Bonapartist, and destroyed the letter to protect himself, not Edmond ; to further protect his name, de Villefort sentences Edmond to imprisonment in the dreaded Chateau d ' If, an island fortress from which no prisoner had ever escaped, and to which the most dangerous political prisoners are sent.
If one of the arguments is a string that contains a comma, it is escaped by using a backslash or the < tt >
: If child shows any resistance ( or tries to escape ) from the abuser, then the words: " You should have escaped from me earlier (...)" serve as the third level or tertiary injunction.
If the crew of the Proteus escaped by following the entire two-inch length of the optic nerve, then Welch faced the equivalent of a 520 mile swim with less than six minutes to finish before growing back to 5 ' 6 " ( thus killing the patient ).
If some period has escaped our notice, says 50 or 100 or even 200 years, at any rate it is not myriads, or thousands of years as it was for Plato.
If not for Skywarp's ability to teleport to safety, the Decepticons may have not escaped alive.
If local legend is to be believed, the Royalists escaped by throwing coins from the windows in order to distract the poorly paid Roundhead troops.
If Geyer had been leading Black Company through the Battle of Ingolstadt, he barely escaped with his life.
If the ships escaped they could ferry supplies to Napoleon ’ s Peninsular forces, making it very difficult for Britain to return to the Peninsula.
If the player hears all twelve stories, the next time he comes to the courthouse Day will have escaped, leaving one of Two-Face's minions hanging dead from the ceiling of his cell.
: If not, may you become as leprous as Naaman and Gehazi, and may the calamity strike you that the Israelite people escaped as they journeyed forth from Egypt's land.
If an individual's teeth escaped being worn down, cavities were rare, due to the rarity of sweeteners.

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