346 – If So, If Not, If Only

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346 - If So, If Not, If Only

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For today’s English lesson, let’s take a look at three short phrases with if – if not, if only, and if so.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

If So, If Not

  • Have you called Jack yet? If so, please let me know what he said.
  • I bake a lot of cookies last night? Do you want any? If so, how many do you want?
  • Please check to see if the delivery has come? If not, you’d better call the company and find out what happened.
  • I hope there are still tickets left for that concert. If not I’m going to be disappointed.

If Only

  • I’d like to learn how to speak French. If only I had more time to learn a new language.
  • I love to eat homemade bread. If only I had a bread machine.
  • If only I were taller, I would be a better basketball player.

If Only

  • If only the train would be on time today.
  • If only there were more hours in the day….I could get more done!
  • If only I were a millionaire…I would buy a big house.

If you know anyone who has trouble with this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today!

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