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    Default I wish he scores good mark

    Is this sentence formation mean the same thing as I wish him for a good marks?(I know I wish he got good marks means entirely different)

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    Default Re: I wish he scores good mark

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    Is this sentence formation mean the same thing as I wish him for a good marks?(I know I wish he got good marks means entirely different)
    "Wish" is wrong in that context. You should use "hope". "I hope he gets good marks".

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    Default Re: I wish he scores good mark

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Wish" is wrong in that context. You should use "hope". "I hope he gets good marks".
    I thought that but the person who used that said in the sense that he wishes him for good mark.

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    Default Re: I wish he scores good mark

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    I thought that but the person who used that said in the sense that he wishes him for good mark.
    Well show him bhai's answer to put him straight.

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    Default Re: I wish he scores good mark

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    I thought that but the person who used that said in the sense that he wishes him for good mark.
    You can say, "I wish him a good mark". None of your other variants work; and this is the only way I can think of to use 'wish' in this context.
    "We wish you a Merry Christmas" (Song)
    "I wish you luck". (Common phrase)

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