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    I wish you hadn't gone to China.

    "I wish you hadn't gone to China." Is this a wish or a regret about something which happened in the past ?

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    Re: I wish you hadn't gone to China.

    Quote Originally Posted by birgit33 View Post
    "I wish you hadn't gone to China." Is this a wish or a regret about something which happened in the past ?
    In this context we use "wish" to express regret about something that happened (or didn't happen) in the past.
    I wish I had studied Spanish in high school.
    I wish I hadn't seen that accident.

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    Re: I wish you hadn't gone to China.

    Quote Originally Posted by birgit33 View Post
    "I wish you hadn't gone to China." Is this a wish or a regret about something which happened in the past ?
    It appears to be both! But why does the question matter??

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