Unless is a subordinating conjunction. Here is how we use it correctly.
|Unless expresses a condition.
We use unless to say that a particular action or situation will occur only if another specified action happens earlier.
|You won't get the job unless you prepare for the interview.
(= You will get the job only if you prepare for the interview.)
Don't do it unless he tells you to.
(= Do it only if he tells you to do it.)
|We don’t use will after unless.||I won’t go to the party unless she invites me.
I won’t go unless she will invite me.
Examples with unless
- I’m not going to the party unless you come too. I don’t want to go alone.
- We won’t get a table at the restaurant unless we get there early.
- Unless I’m mistaken, John’s house is the second on the left.
- We can go in the car – unless you’d prefer to walk.