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The key answer of exercise 4

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 5B - Wish you were here for the textbook English File Upper-Intermediate - Workbook with authors Christina Latham-Koenig, Clive Oxenden and Kate Chomacki from Oxford University Press


  1. Match 1-8 to a-h. Then complete a-h with the past perfect form of a verb from the list. Use contractions.
  2. Read the situation and write sentences beginning with I wish + past perfect.



  1. e → 'd left
  2. g → ’d worn
  3. h → hadn’t eaten
  4. c → ’d studied
  5. f → hadn’t fallen
  6. d → hadn’t shouted
  7. a → ’d brought
  8. b → hadn’t spent


  1. I wish I hadn't taken the train to work.
  2. I wish I hadn’t left my mobile on my desk.
  3. I wish I’d given my boss the report on time.
  4. I wish my boyfriend had called me last night.
  5. I wish my friend had invited me to her wedding.
  6. I wish we hadn’t lost our last basketball match.
  7. I wish I hadn’t been rude to my mother.
  8. I wish my son hadn’t woken me up in the middle of the night.