Anonymous"It must have cost you a lot.""It has... ...
have cost you a lot.""It had to have cost you a lot
|Aspara Gus - Right, well, um, I was gonna suggest a quick tour of the sight, but I’d better let you get on.|
- Uh, well, go on, then. I can spare another ten minutes.
Hello! Which is correct and why? For him, the house was nice. To him, the house was nice. Which is correct? I see "for" and "to" used here and there, and I don't understand the difference. Can you please give me a simple explanation? Thank you!
Both are correct. My interpretations...
For him, the house was nice. (It's another person's opinion.) This means that the house was a nice...
To him, the house was nice. He felt that the house was nice. He...
|englishnewbie Thank you so much for this very clear explanation!|
I will not be forgetting this distinction.
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Please someone changes this sentence using "wish" I shouldn't have eaten so many cookies last night. Which one is right? I wished I wouldn't eat so many cookies last night. or I wish I hadn't eaten so many cookies last night. ?
|Aspara Gus |
blueblooded65I wish I hadn't eaten so many cookies...This one is correct. ...
|blueblooded65 Are these sentences correct?|
Yesterday I wished it would rain. (it would rain yesterday)
Yesterday I wished she would come next week. (a wish you had in the past for the future)
|Aspara Gus |
blueblooded65Are these sentences correct?Yes, albeit a bit odd.
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