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    • Join Date: Dec 2005
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    wish (difference)

    What is the difference between these two sentences? "He wishes it would snow". "He wishes it were snowy"? Why did he use would snow in the first sentence but were in the second one?
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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    Re: wish (difference)

    When we use 'were' as in the above case ,it introduces an improbable condition.

    e.g: If I were a doctor , I would have saved the patient.

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