LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||15/NOV/2012 3:53 PM|
|Assunto:||If I "was"....|
I am married and my wife is from Brazil too like myself. She tells me that she's noticed that a couple of native speakers have "corrected" her when she says "if I were".
I learned that "if I were" is called "unreal" (or subjunctive for Portuguese speakers).
This link explains it in more detail: http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/subjunctive-verbs-was-i-were.aspx
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