if anything should happen to


if anything should happen to
if if something bad should happen to..., if any harm should befall...

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • should — [ ʃud ] modal verb *** Should is usually followed by an infinitive without to : You should eat more fresh fruit. Sometimes should is used without a following infinitive: I don t always do everything I should. Should does not change its form, so… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • should */*/*/ — UK [ʃʊd] / US modal verb Summary: Should is usually followed by an infinitive without to : You should eat more fresh fruit. Sometimes should is used without a following infinitive: I don t always do everything I should. Should does not change its …   English dictionary

  • should*/*/*/ — [ʃʊd] modal verb summary: ■ Should is usually followed by an infinitive without ‘to : You should eat more fresh fruit. Sometimes it is used without a following infinitive: I don t always do everything I should. ■ Should has no tenses, no… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • should - would — Should and would are often used with similar meanings. When would comes after a pronoun, it is not usually pronounced in full. When should has a similar meaning to would, it, too, is not usually pronounced in full after a pronoun. When you write… …   Useful english dictionary

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