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    live wish

    Hello,

    It is so boring here, I don't want to live alone. I wish you would live with me.

    I think İt is wrong to say that ''I wish you would live with me''. I must say that ''I wish you lived with me'' because of the verb 'live', am I right?

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    Re: live wish

    No- I wish you would is used when the other person persists in their behaviour.

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    Re: live wish

    So, ''I wish you would live''is wrong, is that right?

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    Re: live wish

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    So, ''I wish you would live''is wrong, is that right?
    "I wish you would live with me" is fine.

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    Re: live wish

    "I wish you lived with me" - I regret that you do not live with me.

    "I wish you would live with me" - I regret that you will not live with me.

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    Re: live wish

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    So, ''I wish you would live''is wrong, is that right?
    No- if you have asked them on a number of previous occasions to live with you, it would make perfect sense.

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