Let's learn how to express a wish using examples!
- I wish I could find a better job.
- I wish he would buy me flowers
- I wish I could go to the party this weekend
- I wish they would give me a promotion!
- I wish it would stop raining!
- I wish I had more time
- I wish I wasn’t so busy.
- I wish I had more money
- I wish I was more beautiful!
- I wish I were thinner!
We use the past perfect for wishes in the PAST:
I wish + (I/ you/ he/ it/ they) + (verb in past perfect)
- I wish I had taken your advice
- I wish I hadn't drunk so much wine!
- I wish I had gone to university.
- He wishes he had invested his savings
Nw try a few exercises!