ENGLISH GRAMMAR 22
a. If you had taken a taxi, you might not have been late.
cf. You did not take a taxi, so you were late.
b. If I had known about the accident, I would not have left for London.
c. If those remains had been discovered by the Japanese, these bath-loving people would have jumped right in.
a. There is something any Japanese person would be delighted to see.
b. My sister would not have left the lost cat alone.
- 予定・運命などを表す「be + 不定詞」
a. Mary and I are to meet at the airport at 6:00 this evening.
b. Together with other people from that area, they were to form the majority of the English people, the Anglo-Saxons.
c. We looked for her ring, but it was not to be found.