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REPHRASING 4

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1. What a pity we didn't meet them last night!
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
2. You should have driven more carefully.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
3.You should not have brought Jennifer along to the funeral, she was so upset.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
4. I wish I had written down their telephone number.
What a pity______________________________________________________________________
5. I wish I hadn't come so late.
I do regret_______________________________________________________________________
6. You shouldn't have done it.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
7. If only John hadn't lied to me!
I_______________________________________________________________________________
8. I regret selling my old Jaguar.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
9. "Bob, leave your sister alone!"
" I wish__________________________________________________________________________
10. I'd really like you to pay more attention.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
11. I'm sorry I didn't phone you.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
12. You didn't speak to me at the party, I regret it.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
13. Why didn't I check the petrol before leaving?
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
14. It's such a pity I lost his address
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
15. What a pity you left your book in the taxi!
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
16. What a pity we didn’t meet them last week!
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
17. It would be so nice to have a house in the mountains.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
18. Why didn't I meet them? Now, it's too late.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
19. I'd like you to take better care of your visitors in the future.
I wish ___________________________________________________________________________
20. He didn't help her. He feels ever so sorry now!
he wishes________________________________________________________________________
21. Why on earth did I buy such a big car?
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
22. What a pity I didn't invest in a good education for Brian.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
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23. You shouldn't have spoken so rudely to your father, you know.
(wish)___________________________________________________________________________
24. What a pity you didn't join us: it was a wonderful party.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
25. What a shame she didn't leave her address!
(I wish) _________________________________________________________________________
26. He has started smoking again. How stupid!
I wish ___________________________________________________________________________
27. What a pity I have to go now.
I wish ___________________________________________________________________________
28. lt's a pity I didn't see her.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
29. I regret having left so early.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
30. l'm sorry you can't play the piano.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
31. I'm Sorry I deceived her.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
32. Please, stop talking.
I wish__________________________________________________________________________
33. l'm sorry that I bought this car.
I wish__________________________________________________________________________
34. I regret having lied to him.
I wish__________________________________________________________________________
35. What a pity you couldn't join us: the show was great.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
36. I regret having bought this car.
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
37. This concert is fantastic! It's a pity John couldn't come with us!
I wish___________________________________________________________________________
38. She regretted marrying him.
She wished______________________________________________________________________
39. Why didn't they come to our party?
(wish) __________________________________________________________________________
40. I would like her to come to the concert.
I wish __________________________________________________________________________
41. What a pity I didn't buy that house.
I wish __________________________________________________________________________
42. "I have regretted I never trained."
I wish__________________________________________________________________________
43. Why didn't I convince you to continue your studies?
I wish__________________________________________________________________________
44. According to Ben, he should have called the lawyer.
She wished______________________________________________________________________

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