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How can I express the below Idea in a single sentence?

Right now I have no driving license. Therefore I can't drive and I don't drive any vehicle. But I am thinking that, "if I had taken a driving license it was possible for me to drive vehicles"

So can I say it like this?

If I had taken a driving license, I would be able to drive.

or like this?

If I had a driving license, I could drive.

  • Well, "I would be able to drive" is correct. But you don't "take a driving license". – Hot Licks Jan 29 '17 at 3:48
  • So How do I say that? "If I had a driving license...". Is it correct? – ameen Jan 29 '17 at 3:51
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Well you can drive without a driving license, just not legally.

You also would take a driving test to obtain a driving license. The phrase you would want would be your second suggestion of:

If I had a driving license, I could drive.

You just need to be aware that having a license is more of a permission to drive, so maybe it would be better phrased as:

If I had a driving license, I would be allowed to drive.

Or

If I had a driving license, I could legally drive.

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    I'll note that in the US the idiomatic term is "driver's license". – Hot Licks Jan 30 '17 at 0:14

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