When something has ended badly, it is easy to say what should have been done to ensure success. Foresight is being wise before the event; being wise after the event; being wise after the event is called ‘hindsight’. Many people are gifted with hindsight – it is always 20/20!
‘If I’d been captian I should have put young Lawson on to bowl much earlier and than we should have won’.
‘Bonnie Prince Charlie got as far as Derby and then retreated. If hadn’t been persuaded not to march on to London he’d have become King of England. What a lost opportunity! ‘
‘You went wrong when you…. . ‘
‘Why on earth he didn’t …. ‘
‘It sticks out a mile that instead of…. ‘