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    Hi, one more question please,
    Could anyone please tell me if these sentences are correct. What I want to say is that it would be great if I had a chance to meet him.

    1. I wish I met Barack Obama.
    2. I wish I would meet Barack Obama.
    3. I'd like to have met Barack Obama.
    4. I wish to meet Barack Obama.
    5. I want to meet Barack Obama.

    Thank you.

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    1. I wish I met Barack Obama.
    2. I wish I would meet Barack Obama.

    3. I'd like to have met Barack Obama. (I didn't meet him. I regret this.)

    4. I wish to meet Barack Obama.
    5. I want to meet Barack Obama.
    I'd like to meet BA.
    I wish I could meet BA
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    Quote Originally Posted by worcester View Post
    Hi, one more question please,
    Could anyone please tell me if these sentences are correct. What I want to say is that it would be great if I had a chance to meet him.

    1. I wish I met Barack Obama.
    2. I wish I would meet Barack Obama.
    3. I'd like to have met Barack Obama.
    4. I wish to meet Barack Obama.
    5. I want to meet Barack Obama.

    Thank you.
    Maybe 'I wish I could meet Barack Obama' would be right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Murielle View Post
    Maybe 'I wish I could meet Barack Obama' would be right.
    Yes. That's why I suggested it.
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