"I wish ve If only" ( daha güçlü ) ifadelerini Past Perfect ( had + V 3 ) kullanırsak pişmanlık anlamı verir. Past tense ile kullanırsak ( V 2 ), olmasını istediğimiz durumu ifade ederiz.
We use " I wish and If only " to talk about regrets if we use it with Past Perfect.
Choose a or b so that it has a similar meaning.
1 It is a pity he is not in the class.
a I wish he was in the class.
b I wish he has been in the class.
2 I didn't write back to him.
a I wish I had written to him back.
b I wish I wrote to him back.
3 I have just sent that email. I forgot to send it earlier
a If only I hadn't sent that email
b If only I sent that email.
4 I wish I had more money.
a I have more money
b I have a little money.
5 If only we could sell the car.
a We can't sell the car.
b We can sell the car.
6 Unfortunately, I didn't help her with the problem.
a If only I hadn't helped her.
b If only I had helped her.
7 We can't understand why she didn't come with us and have a nice time.
a If only she hadn't come with us.
b If she had come with us, she would have had a nice time.
1. a 2. a 3. a 4.b 5.a 6. b 7.b
Now , write third conditional ( If -3 ) sentences about the situations.
1 She broke her arm last week. At home she started to use internet. Now she is one of the professional programmer.
a If she hadn't bought a computer , she wouldn't have been famous.
b If she hadn't broken her arm, she wouldn't have become a good programmer.
2 I didn't pass my English exam. I went to English course that took 6 weeks. Now I like English and my English is A.
a If I had gone to English course, my English would have been A.
b If I had passed my English exam for the first time, I wouldn't have gone to the course.
3 My manager told me to go Managing fair in Italy but I didn't go because my wife was going to have a birth. So he said he didn't want to work with me any more.
a If I hadn't refused his offer to go to Italy, my manager would have been happy.
b If only I hadn't gone to Italy.
1. b. 2. b. 3. a