Grammar Rules

Unreal Past

Wish + (that) + past simple We often use past tense to refer to an unreal situation. Though the tense is in the past, we, in fact, talk about some hypothetical situation – something that didn’t happen: a state or situation in the present that we regret but do...
As if = Used to express that something is unlikely and should not be considered As though = The same as 'as if' The difference between 'as if' and 'as though' is subtle and both of them can be used interchangeably. However, ‘as if’ is more common than ‘as though’: She acts...

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