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And (what) if I don't?
What will be the consequence if I don't do the thing you just mentioned? Usually said in a defiant or impetuous manner. A: "If you're opening up a business in this town, you can expect to pay 10% of your profits directly to the mob." B: "And if I don't?" A: "Well, let's just say you won't have a business to run before too long." A: "We want you to clear out of this property by next week." B: "And what if we don't?" B: "Then we'll have to initiate legal action against you."
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What if I don't?
Does it matter to you if I do not do it?; What difference does it make if I do not do it? Bob: You're certainly going to tidy up a bit before going out, aren't you? Tom: What if I don't? Father: You are going to get in by midnight tonight or you're grounded. Fred: So what if I don't? Father: That's enough! You're grounded as of this minute!
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