Confusing words: When and If

Word Explanation Example
 when  you are sure that something will happen  When I’m in Paris, I’ll visit you.
(It sure, that I’m going to Paris.)
 if  you are not sure that something will happen  If I’m in Paris, I’ll visit you.
(It not sure, that I’m going to Paris.)
 ATTENTION
You can both use when and if when you talk about things that happen repeatedly (in generalizations).If you freeze water, it expands.
When you freeze water, it expands.

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