Wish + Past Perfect
In a previous programme, we found out how to use the word 'regret' to talk about things in the past that we wish we could change now. Today, we're challenging Daewon from South Korea to talk about his past regrets, but using different grammar: wish + past perfect...
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To express regrets about past events, we use the subject, followed by wish/wishes, followed by the past perfect (subject + had/hadn't + past participle).
Download these grammar tables (pdf - 28k)
Download Catherine's full grammar explanation (pdf - 36k)
Now it's your turn to practise using wish + past perfect. Go to our first quiz page here.
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