The use of "**what if**" phrase is when you ask a question. If this happens, you are usually looking for an answer at the time of the question being asked.

Here are the examples to practice:

- "What if there's nothing left at all?" he cries, lost in some intense existential angst.
- And what if some one actually grabbed hold of my ankle and wrestled me to the ground?
- But what if a large passenger aircraft has to be fuelled ready for flight?
- But what if she says not?
- But what if the government takes no heed?
- He's fifteen years younger than me So ,what if he 'is?
- Or what if he gets a toothache or needs an appendectomy or is bringing some incurable tropical disease over here with him?
- So what if he was late Who cares?
- So what if I'm and I'm not married - I lead a perfectly fulfilling life!
- So what if nobody else agrees with me?
- So what if the colours clashed?
- So what if we fall down? At least we are still young
- So what if we're a little late?
- What if he was faithless to his friends and to his wife?
- What if I should fall sick and not be able to work?
- What if it rained and then froze all through those months?
- What if it rains when we can't get under shelter?
- What if Khrushchev had not blinked?
- What if my mind goes completely blank with panic?
- What if Penry took one look at her and threw her out, bag and baggage?
- What if she forgets to bring it?
- What if she were to be stranded in the mountains - marooned by a blizzard?
- What if some one expects me to speak again?
- What if the car you buy turns out to be a pig in a poke?
- What if the jury believed it was an accident?
- What if the parachute doesn't open?
- What if the rumour is true?
- What if the train is late?
- What if the train's late?
- What if there is a blockage in the process?
- What if this plan of yours fails, what then?
- What if we moved the sofa over here? Would that look better?
- What if you don't pass your exams?
- What if you should fail?
- What if you want to compare the actual contents of an object for equivalence?
- What if, for example, she were an anti-Semite?
- What if I do not finish on time?
- What if we introduce ourselves first?
- What if I called her tomorrow?
- What if I don't understand?
- What if I miss the bus?
- What if I were late to dinner?
- What if it rains while we are camping?
- What if no one is home?
- What if someone sees me?
- What if they decide to stay?