Student or Learner
"He is offering something in return."
"What, a knighthood? I hear they just order them up and HM waves the sword around. Even the Pope -- a papal knighthood is high on some wishlists."
Can't figure out what it means please help~~
A wish list -- I've only seen it as two words -- is a list of things you wish for.
Something that is high on the list is someone you want very much.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.