Tuesday, October 28, 2014

If X then Y - a simple equation



This post is so easy, and as they say, a picture can speak a thousand words.

This time, we have a caption to help. 




 In other words, don't make things difficult for yourself or don't create a problem where there was none in the first place.

It's the language that shows us an equation we can use to express other ideas:

If not ............ then .....................

Here is an example, I am sure most of you can come up with some more creative ones:

If you're not happy with your job, then get a new one

There is another popular saying we use in English a lot that follows the same combination:

If you can't beat them, (then) join them. 


We can even alter it to 

If ..................... then ...................


e.g. 
If students are learning, then don't change the method.

Can you think of some other situations that can fit here? If you feel highly creative, then make a meme like the one above with this website. There is probably an expression that means the same idea in your own language. 

You can upload your images or choose from the ones they have available. The rest is a breeze. 

Here is one more for you: