1.only 要是…就好了（表示愿望）(=I wish, 虚拟语气特殊句型)(it would be better if...)
1.If only we had't spent so much money on our vacation this year.
2.lf only, had't caused so much trouble to the dean!
3.A:I wish my hair was longer.
B:Yes, pity you had it cut. If only you had listened to me.
2.in time 及时，及时赶上做
例句：1.Shouldn't we call now if we are going to get a taxi in time?
2.You won't be able to get to the airport in time to catch that plane at four o'clock.
3.I saw the pitcher of water about to fall. but I couldn't reach it in time.
3.miss v. 未击中，未抓住；错过，未赶上；未理解；惦念，想念；逃脱，遗漏，省掉
miss by (time)差...没赶上(miss sth.with a delay of...)
1.You just misssd the nine-thirty bus by five minutes.
2.I missed the flight by half an hour．
4.regard v./n. 1．把……看作；认为2．看待；对待
regard as(consider, think of…as, accept as, take as)看作，认为，当作
例句：Many of us tend to regard emotions as interfering with rational thought.
with regard to (in regard to, concerning, as to)
例句：With regard to your request to retire, we have discussed it with the manager.