Definition: 'Wish'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: wish

Lexical Information:
  • Nouns can be replaced by Pronouns
  • One of the 220 words in the Dolch high frequency list
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Countable Noun
  • Names of people, places, organisations, etc begin with a Capital Letter and are called Proper Nouns
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
Usage Notes:
  • IF ONLY is used to express regret, exactly like I WISH
  • You can say I WISH I,IT, SHE, HE + WERE or I, SHE,IT, HE + WAS
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