That's a whole lot of "ifs" for one sentence—but it's the best chance Anthony Weiner has to keep going.
For 30 years, we have been wondering, with all the ifs—you know, hindsight is always easier.
I still generally predict that Cain makes it through this, but that depends on a lot of ifs.
As an historian, I am not supposed to traffic in “ifs” but as a peace activist and citizen I must.
All of these far future speculations, of course, depend on a series of “ifs.”
Kyd's style justifies Nash's description, "whole handfulls of tragical speeches" and "a blank verse bodged up with ifs and ands."
I tell you frankly, Paine, if you go to work for me there must be no 'ifs' or 'buts' about it.
But it would have to be straight goods, Blount; no 'ifs' and 'ands' about it.
If "ifs" an' "ans" were kettles an' pans there would be nae use for tinklers.
"I have no time for 'buts' and 'ifs,'" she interrupts him, gently.
Old English gif (initial g- in Old English pronounced with a sound close to Modern English -y-), from Proto-Germanic *ja-ba (cf. Old Saxon, Old Norse ef, Old Frisian gef, Old High German ibu, German ob, Dutch of "if, whether"), from PIE pronomial stem *i- [Watkins]; Klein, OED suggest probably originally from an oblique case of a noun meaning "doubt" (cf. Old High German iba "condition, stipulation, doubt," Old Norse if "doubt, hesitation," Swedish jäf "exception, challenge"). As a noun from 1510s.