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    Smile Wish + Would / Simple Past

    I've just read the following examples of sentences with "wish" to indicate annoying habits. Is there any difference in them or I can use both?

    a) I wish they wouldn't keep complaining. / I wish they didn't keep complaining.

    b) I wish he wasn't always playing computer games. / I wish he would stop playing computer games.

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    Default Re: Wish + Would / Simple Past

    You can use both for habits.

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