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    Q1. If the sentence 1-1 begins with "I wish", which one is correct, A or B ?
    1-1)I wished I knew who'd swiped my gloves.
    A)I wish I knew who'd swiped my gloves.
    B)I wish I knew who swiped my gloves.

    Q2. Are the following sentences correct and natural?
    1)Which one is correct between A and B?
    2)Which is correct between A and B?
    3)Which is correct, A or B ?
    4)Which of A and B is correct?

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    Q1. If the sentence 1-1 begins with "I wish", which one is correct, A or B ?
    1-1)I wished I knew who'd swiped my gloves.
    A)I wish I knew who'd swiped my gloves.
    B)I wish I knew who swiped my gloves.
    "I wish I knew who'd swiped my gloves" is okay if "who'd" stands for "who had", although "I wish I knew who swiped my gloves" is more natural.

    Q2. Are the following sentences correct and natural?
    1)Which one is correct between A and B?
    2)Which is correct between A and B?
    3)Which is correct, A or B ?
    4)Which of A and B is correct?
    They are all good. :)

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    A)I wish I knew who'd swiped my gloves.
    B)I wish I knew who swiped my gloves.

    I'd say B sounds more natural.

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