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’
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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