Wish + Past Simple Or Wish + Would

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Wish + Past Simple Or Wish + Would

WISH + PAST SIMPLE, WISH+ WOULD/WOULDN'T Use WISH + PAST SIMPLE to talk about things you would like to be different in the present/future (but which are impossible or unlikely) After WISH you can use WAS or WERE with I, he, she, and it. Example: I wish I were taller. Use WISH + person / thing + WOULD to talk about things we want to happen, or stop happening because they annoy us. WISH + PAST PERFECT Use WISH + PAST PERFECT to talk about things that happened or didn’t happen in the past and which you now regret. Write sentences with WISH + PAST SIMPLE or WISH + WOULD.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I didn't get the job because I can't speak French. I wish I ......................................
  • 2. 
    I'm fed up with my brother using my computer. I wish he ............................................
  • 3. 
    I'm really angry. You never help with the housework. I wish you...................................................
  • 4. 
    Today is Sunday and I have to go to work tomorrow. I wish I ..............................................
  • 5. 
    My parents are driving me mad! They call me every day. . I wish they ...................................................
  • 6. 
    I'm always broke, because I don't earn much money. I wish ...................................
  • 7. 
    I hardly see my boyfriend because he works at weekends. I wish he .............................................
  • 8. 
    My boss really annoys me. She shouts all the time. I wish she .......................................................
  • 9. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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