In case vs. in case of
How to use in case and in case of correctly.
|We use in case to express that we are doing something in preparation for something which might happen.||Take an umbrella in case it rains!
I'll buy some more wine in case this bottle is not enough.
|In case of|
|We use in case of to say what we should do if or when something happens.||In case of fire, leave the building as quickly as possible.
(= ‘If there is a fire, leave the building.’)
|Practice exercise (Upper-intermediate) In case, in case of, unless, as long as|