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Why is “they” written “S'ils”?

I came about the following sentence: S'ils ne sont pas d'accord sur cet ordre … Does "S'ils" mean "they"? What words is it composed of?
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How to interpret “si […] et que […]” followed by a main clause?

Sometimes I find sentences like the following: Si vous êtes pressé et que vous n'avez pas envie de prendre les transports en commun, vous pouvez toujours prendre un taxi. Why is it si […] et ...
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When is the construction “si + imparfait” used?

When do we use this formula: si + imparfait ? What are the applications of it ? Si on sortait ensemble ce soir ? What's about the question form?