in which case


: which if true
They might not let you buy the tickets yet, in which case you should try again tomorrow.

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Recent Examples on the Web Despite best practices, adverse reactions can occur, in which case people may need to undergo laser removal. Laura Daniella Sepulveda, The Arizona Republic, 13 May 2024 Knowingly possessing child pornography has a maximum sentence of 10 years unless the child is under the age of 12, in which case the maximum sentence is 20 years. Perry Vandell, The Arizona Republic, 2 May 2024 The jury has been instructed to bring an overnight bag in case deliberations on sentencing run into Friday, in which case they could be sequestered overnight. James Hartley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1 May 2024 Officially, the university said that all students who had been at the encampment had also been suspended, in which case they would be barred from campus. Sharon Otterman, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2024 While embarking on an African safari for the very first time might have a lot of unknowns—in which case a professional could be very helpful—jetting off to London for the twelfth time might leave less room for error. Kelsey Mulvey, Sunset Magazine, 5 Apr. 2024 But one assumes his scriptwriting did not suffer from the same time constriction, in which case that labor should definitely be left to others in future projects. Dennis Harvey, Variety, 4 Apr. 2024 As the garlic matures, the green stalks will toughen like a leek, in which case the stalks should be omitted. Lynda Balslev, The Mercury News, 1 Apr. 2024 Does the franchise require a physical space or presence and in which case, of what size? Fiona Simpson, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024

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“In which case.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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