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  1. Junior Member
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    #1

    helllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

    CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.
    1-WHICH SENTENCE IS GRAMMATICALLY WRONG
    1-I WISH I HAD BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    2-I WISH I BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    3-I WISH I COULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    4-I WISAH I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.


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    #2

    Re: helllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

    Sentences 1 and 3 are right. 2 and 4 are wrong. "I wish I bought" refers to present,but yesterday is past. " I wish I would" is always wrong.

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    #3

    Re: helllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by SMARTEYES View Post
    CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.
    1-WHICH SENTENCE IS GRAMMATICALLY WRONG
    1-I WISH I HAD BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    2-I WISH I BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    3-I WISH I COULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    4-I WISAH I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    I wish I had bought...is correct
    Wish+past perfect is used to express regret about a particular action in the past.

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    #4

    Re: helllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by SMARTEYES View Post
    CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER.
    1-WHICH SENTENCE IS GRAMMATICALLY WRONG
    1-I WISH I HAD BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    2-I WISH I BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    3-I WISH I COULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    4-I WISAH I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.

    1-I WISH I HAD BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    2-I WISH I BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    3-I WISH I COULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY.
    4-I WISAH I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT ICE CREAM YESTERDAY

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    #5

    Re: helllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!

    Please see the forum policy on discussion titles:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/f...15-titles.html

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