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    meaning: wish away

    Hi guys,

    i would like you to help me understand the meaning of the verb "wish away".

    Let me give you a couple examples:
    I'll unashamedly empty out a whole suitcase full of cliches now, as I say to all of you who are parents of your kids: They grow so fast; Don't wish away today (thanks to my mom for that one);

    Your messages will be completely under my control, so take advantage of this opportunity and wish away.

    So I was so broadminded that I wished away my fate.



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    Re: meaning: wish away

    It can have two meanings- in the first, it means that you wish something were over or finished; in other words, enjoy the moment, don't be impatient for the future. In the second, it means 'make wishes freely'.

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