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  1. #1

    "to wish" in structures

    What cases is used inversion with the verb "to wish" in?
    Is it correct to say so: "I wish did you come home"? As I know in British I would say: "I wish you came home". It means I am upset that you you are not at home. What about American English?
    Thank you!

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    Re: "to wish" in structures

    We wouldn't invert there.

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    Re: "to wish" in structures

    I wish you were there .

    I wish you were at home .

    I wish you a good time .


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