Topics: English language

2 thoughts on ““If I would have…”

  1. David Whittemore says:

    Speaking as an old teacher of English in the high school, I am irritated, for no crucial reason, when reading or hearing the phrase: “if I would have…” Sounds perfectly ungrammatical to me…and essentially ignorant. I know the language must change over time, but let it change with some degree of logic or perception, not because of ignorance!

  2. Elizabeth says:

    This is also a fairly common in French.. “Si je l’aurais su.. je serais allée..” I cringe!

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