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    Default Wish

    A: This year's Halloween was so much fun.

    B: Yes, I wish everyday was Halloween.

    Should B use 'was' in the above sentence? Or 'is' should be used? Any difference?

    Thanks!

    JL

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    Default Re: Wish

    'Is' is incorrect. 'Every day' needs to be two words.
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    Default Re: Wish

    Who's going to be the first to insist that "I wish every day were Hallowe'en" is the right answer?!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Wish

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Who's going to be the first to insist that "I wish every day were Hallowe'en" is the right answer?!
    Stirring again!
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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