If you crash a party, or are a gatecrasher, you go somewhere you haven’t been invited to.
If you have a free Saturday, the following video by Marron 5 shows you how to score free food, free cocktails, free dancing—and maybe even bring a lot of happiness to every guest not to mention the newly-weds.
Which one is correct – if I were you or if I was you?
The word were in the phrase if I were you is special form. It is known as the subjunctive mood (from the grammatical point of view).
Today you also find the phrase if I was you. Here Simple Past form of be is used. But there are people who say that this phrase is incorrect and would never use it (mainly Americans). Others say that this phrase can be used.
If I were you I would phone him. → subjunctive mood
If I was you I would phone him. → Simple Past.
The following song by the group Beirut uses the second form, which would be considered incorrected by Americans. Let’s just think of poetic license. Check out the lyrics by clicking on the following link:
Desconocer el idioma de tu interlocutor es un marco perfecto para las bromas, chistes o malentendidos graciosos. De ahí la importancia de tomarse con sentido del humor su aprendizaje, al menos en parte, porque de esta manera alivias la práctica diaria y te atreves a lanzarte un poco más con el speaking, espantando la aparición de la “vergüenza ajena” tan española.
Quien mejor que tú para reírse de ti
Uno de los grupos emblemáticos contemporáneo del humor inteligente, les Luthier, hace una divertida parodia con los idiomas como fondo, entrevistando a un grupo británico.