Studу the information about sentences with words “I wish” and “If only”.
Words ‘wish’ and ‘if only’ are used to express a wish.
- Use wish/ if only + past simple for the present when you want to say that we would like something to be different.
I wish/ if only I had a lot of friends. (But I don’t have a lot of friends.)
- Use wish/ if only + Past Perfect when you want to express regret that something happened or did not happen in the past.
If only I had followed your advice. (I did not follow it)
If I had come to my relatives last week. (I did not come to my relatives)
3. Use wish/ if only or a polite imperative or when you want to express your wish for a change in a situation.
I wish she would put her things away.
I wish it would stop snowing.
After pronouns we and I use could instead of would.
I wish I could support you.
№ 1.Write the correct full form of the verb. Don’t use short forms with (‘) in this task!
Use the rules about if-sentences and wish-sentences.
- If I you, I would go to the dentist’s. (be)
- My car has broken down. I wish I to work. (not / walk)
- Did you buy that T-shirt you saw? No, but I wish I it. (buy)
- I if I have enough money. (come)