Page 2 of 2 First 1 2
Results 11 to 12 of 12

Thread: Sub-verb

  1. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
    English Teacher
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • Japan

    • Join Date: Nov 2002
    • Posts: 65,790
    #11

    Re: Sub-verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet View Post
    How about "wish it were..."?
    Theoretically, the same rule applies, but the use of the subjunctive with wish is less marked than in straight conditionals.

  2. Nightmare85's Avatar
    Senior Member
    Interested in Language
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • German
      • Home Country:
      • Germany
      • Current Location:
      • Germany

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 1,327
    #12

    Re: Sub-verb

    I wish I were a teacher.

    Cheers!

Page 2 of 2 First 1 2

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •