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I know I can substitute "if" with "when", but, I think there's a different meaning here:

If you're ready to learn it, you know where to find me (0 cond)

When you're ready to learn it, you know where to find me (maybe something else?)

Could guys explain me why these sentences are different from each other in meaning? Thanks in advance

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    [Could you explain to me why etc.]. And frankly, I think when and if are different in most languages. So,what is the point of your question??
    – Lambie
    Commented Oct 20, 2019 at 15:03
  • Hello Lambie. Well, I've searched about Conditionals and I've seen that If and When can be used interchangeably sometimes. That's why Commented Oct 20, 2019 at 18:50

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If you are ready to learn, you know where to find me.

When you are ready to learn, you know where to find me

I think If you are ready to learntalks about the present state( If he is ready or not ready)

The speaker thinks that he might be ready to learn now.

When you are ready to learn means that the speaker thinks that he is not ready to learn now but he will be ready to learn in the future.

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