Printable Handout: Wish

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Q1 - I wish I ____ play the piano.
would
could
Q2 - I wish they ____ keep the noise down next door.
would
could
Q3 - I wish I _____ that yesterday.
didn't say
hadn't said
Either could be used here.
Q4 - I wish I ____ at home.
was
were
Either could be used here.
Q5 - I wish I _____ the time to go next week.
have
had
Either could be used here.
Q6 - She wishes she ____ come last Friday.
could come
could have come
Either could be used here.
Q7 - I wish ____ the manager.
see
seeing
to see
Q8 - He wished he ____ it yesterday.
didn't forget
hadn't forgotten
Q9 - I wish I _____, but I was so busy that I didn't have the time.
could have helped
could help
Either could be used here.
Q10 - I wish I _____, but I am so busy that I don't have the time.
could have helped
could help
Q11 - I wish ____ all the best.
to you
you
Either could be used here.
Q12 - I wish it ____ end soon.
will
would
Q13 - They wished he ____ come skiing with them, but he hadn't recovered from the operation.
would
could
Either could be used here.
Q14 - Wish is a...
verb
noun
Both
Q15 - Is 'wish' a modal verb?
Yes
No
Q16 - 'Wish' can be replaced by....
If
If only
Either could be used here.
Q17 - I wish I ____ at home.
was
were
Either could be used here.

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