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    i wish i had

    Please help me


    1. I wish I went to the party

    2 I wish I had gone to the party


    which of these sentences is correct.

    What is the difference between these sentences

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    Re: i wish i had

    I wish I went there.

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    Re: i wish i had

    1. I wish I could go to the party

    When expressing wishes for unlikely or impossible situations as well as for expressing regrets,
    you use wish (that ) + constructions with would, could, was, were or
    past tenses.


    However,it is important to keep in mind that although past tense forms are used , you are talking about present and future situations.


    2 I wish I had gone to the party
    When talking about wishes and regrets about past situations, we use wish with the past perfect


    which of these sentences is correct?

    2 I wish I had gone to the party

    hope this helps.
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    Re: i wish i had

    Quote Originally Posted by rj1948 View Post
    I wish I went there.
    'I wish I were there.'

    wishes take past form .Not past perfect.
    I WISH I WENT THERE.-CORRECT.

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    Re: i wish i had

    Quote Originally Posted by reenamma View Post
    Please help me


    1. I wish I went to the party

    2 I wish I had gone to the party


    which of these sentences is correct.

    What is the difference between these sentences
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    Re: i wish i had

    Quote Originally Posted by rj1948 View Post
    'I wish I were there.' wishes take past form .Not past perfect.
    maybe you should have a look there

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    #7

    Re: i wish i had

    I agree with Beascarpetta : wish + past perfect

    I spent all my money on that car. I wish I hadn`t done it. - past regret

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    Re: i wish i had

    Thanks beascarpetta.
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