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I wish that. For example,
If only I had known you were coming I would have met your plane
If only it would snow on Christmas Eve
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The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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If only I could vanish in darkness, and thick darkness would cover my face!
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
God will provide—ah, if only He would till He does!
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ieee standard 1149.1
if at first you don't succeed, try, try again
if i had a nickel
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if it ain't broke, don't fix it
if looks could kill
if music be the food of love, play on
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if the shoe fits, wear it
if wishes were horses
if wishes were horses, then beggars would ride
if worst comes to worst
if you can't beat 'em, join 'em
if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen
if you can't stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen
if you want x, you know where to find it.