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hello guys,,i want some help about wishes you know the type of wishes i feel like i have no idea about the differences between them and i've never found a simple and clear explanation so if you can help i'll really appreciate iit,,thanks in advance,,:))
I wish I knew the answer to this question. ( In this case, I donít know the answer)
I wish I didnít have so much work to do.
2)Wishes about past events: these wishes use the past perfect after the verb wish.
I wish I had gone to your party last week. ( In this case, I didnít go)
I wish you had told me about the test. I havenít done any revision.
3)Wishes about future events: could and have to.
Wishes using could refer to ability or to future time.
I wish I could drive. (ability)
I wish June could meet me next week. (future time)
Wishes with have to can also refer to future time.
I wish I didnít have to get up early tomorrow.
4)Wishes about future events: would (annoying habits). These wishes use would after the verb wish.
They often take the form of a complaint about a bad habit.
I wish Peter wouldnít chew gum all the time.
This kind of wish may also refer to a specific action you would like to happen.
I wish the police would do something about these people.