Try and answer this question: I wish he ....................here. A. was B. were Have you done that? Now consider the correct answer. I wish he were here.............shocked? Now see the explanation below: The sentence above is in the subjunctive mood, which is used in expressing a wish … Continue reading The subjunctive ‘were’
When we want to say something should have already been done and for that reason should be done now or never, we use the expression,‘it's high time + the expected event'. Examples: 1.It's high time you started thinking of building your own house. 2. It's high time you left the building. 3. It's high time … Continue reading It’s high time…….
Sometimes one makes a request wishing to know the possibility of having the request granted. In doing this, the person could place the request this way: Please, is it possible staying with you for some days? This way of making polite requests with the intent of knowing the motive of the person is not wrong. … Continue reading Would you mind …..
When two events happened in a quick sussession, especially with the second event happening immediately after the first, we usually use the above mentioned expression to separate them in the form: No sooner had A than B, where A and B are independent clauses. Examples: 1. No sooner had we arrived at the airport than … Continue reading No sooner ……than