form an unrealistic picture of sth.
A large number of people have formed an unrealistic picture of the job.
imagine sth. to bequite the opposite:
An element of truth:
I wish you could drive a car.
I wish I hadn’t spent so much money.
I wish that you had written to him.
3. 如果表达与将来事实相反或将来不可能实现的心愿，that从句中要使用would, could等情态动词的过去时
I wish that I could go abroad tomorrow.
I wish that you could come here tomorrow.
if only要比 wish 更富有戏剧性和感情色彩
If only the weather would change.
I wish the weather would change.
We wish that we knew where to look for him.
If only we knew to look for him.
If only we could have gone to the party.
If only you hadn’t said that.
If only you would come here tomorrow.
Have sth. Repaired
Eg: The workers are loading the truck with goods.
hardly any: very little / few
Eg: Hardly anybody likes him becaues he is so rude.
You hardly eat anything, what's wrong?
prove to be===turn out to be
If only we could have stayed on the desert island a little bit longer.