If it wasnt for or hadn’t been for

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Shakeebsha
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If it wasnt for or hadn’t been for

Post by Shakeebsha » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:04 pm

Please somebody explain to me the difference between
If it wasn’t/weren’t for & if it hadn’t been for
At what instances they are used?

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Re: If it wasnt for or hadn’t been for

Post by Joe » Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:44 am

Shakeebsha wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:04 pm
Please somebody explain to me the difference between
If it wasn’t/weren’t for & if it hadn’t been for
At what instances they are used?
If it weren't for you I would be homeless. (present)

Yesterday I fell in the river. If it hadn't been for a passing policeman I would have drowned. (past)
"We are not wholly bad or good, who live our lives under Milk Wood :-| " — Dylan Thomas, Under Milk Wood

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