Thursday, August 7, 2008

Subjunctive dengan If only

Pemakaian If only sama seperti wish. Bedanya adalah kalimat yang menggunakan If only terkesan lebih dramatis.

If only + past tense

If only + past perfect tense


If only I were a pilot!

(Real fact : I’m not a pilot.)

If only you could tell me the answer!

(Real fact : You can’t tell me the answer.)

If only I had studied seriously!

(Real fact : I didn’t study seriously.)

If only he hadn’t told a lie!

(Real fact : He told a lie.)


Untuk subjunctive dengan Simple Past Tense, semua subjek menggunakan to be "were".


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