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"I won't go unless Jack goes" - What's the logical information behind it?

The speaker doesn't actually say that he or she will go if Jack goes. However, someone who says this often means that he or she will go if Jack goes, and that is what listeners often infer. If Jack ...
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role of the word (that)

During this paksha, Moon is ahead of sun by an amount [that is between 0 and 180]. This is a relative construction. The bracketed expression, "that is between 0 and 180", is a relative ...
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role of the word (that)

M-W says that as a pronoun, that is used as a function word to introduce a restrictive relative clause and to serve as a substitute within that clause for the substantive modified by the clause the ...
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"as" as a conjunction which means "while"

The word "as" is not at all limited to "a situation in which something gradually changes". It can also reer to a very sudden event The great tree made a stunning sound as it ...
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