USING “IN CASE OF” & “IN THE EVENT OF” IN ENGLISH
We use both of them as a phrase to say what we should do if or when something happens.
We can say for both;
- They have the same meaning and usage.
The structures of ” in case of ” and ” in the event of “;
In Case Of + A Noun
In The Event Of + A Noun
- “in case of “ is used in a particular situation, especially on official notices.
In other words, ” in case of ” is generally not used except in formal notices and announcements or in specific situations.
If you have to choose between the two in a question about official notices, choose “in case of”. Even so, both of them have same meaning.
- “in the event of” is more formal than “in case of”. And this is more common in writting.
You can see some examples related to using ” in case of / in the event of “ below;
- These lamps light in case of / in the event of danger.
- In case of / in the event of first aid, don’t stir injured person.
- In case of / in the event of emergency, push the button.
- The concert will be canceled, in case of / in the event of rain.
- In case of / In the event of breakdown, I can call you for help.
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