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    Lightbulb Is it an idiom?

    Is this sentence "I wish I could" an idiom? I could not find this in the idiom dictionary. If not let me know how these kind of sentence are called..

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    Re: Is it an idiom?

    No, it's not an idiom. It's just a nice expression. like this for instance : "I wish you were here"


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    Re: Is it an idiom?

    "I wish I could do" = "I regret that I can't do"

    it is not an idiom, it's grammatical structure

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    Lightbulb Re: Is it an idiom?

    Thanks guys. I was struggling with this but now it is alright.

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