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  1. I am speaking in such a way where someone was 50 feet away from me , they would hear it.

  2. I am speaking in such a way where if someone was 50 feet away from me, they would hear it.

I think the "if" in the second sentence should be omitted and is unnecessary. If so, why is "if" used in the second sentence?

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    I would not use where in that way in either sentence. I would say in such a way that if someone ... I would probably also use were rather than was (counter-factual conditional) but not everybody uses that form. – Colin Fine Sep 29 '19 at 10:48
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    @ColinFine That would make a good answer. – Ben Kovitz Sep 29 '19 at 16:48
  • And if there is a comma after me I'd also put one before if. – Anton Sherwood Sep 29 '19 at 23:24
  • Both your sentences are incorrect, with or without the "if". The correct expression is the one by @ColinFine above: "... that if someone were 50 feet away ... they would hear it". – TechnoCat Sep 30 '19 at 1:32
  • Also, "speaking in such a way" sounds a little clumsy in the context, as does the "it" at the end (where really you mean "me"). A native speaker would likely rephrase the whole sentence as: "I'm speaking so loudly that if someone were 50 feet away, they would hear me". – TechnoCat Sep 30 '19 at 1:35

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