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my wish

Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2004 5:39 am
by Lee Ju Hyun
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QUOTE: I wish Change my life "So delightful!"

THIS SENTENCE MEANS:
I think <Change my life "So delightful!"> is so difficult come true.
It's maybe possible.
Until the present, my life is not delightful.
But I want it to be.

FORM: wish + (that) clause


QUOTE: I wish to master English.
THIS SENTENCE MEANS:
In reality, English is compulsory education.
But until the present I'm not good at English.
I want someday I will be good at English.

FORM: wish + to +do + object

Lee Ju Hyun

Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2004 8:19 am
by Jason M. Ham
I wish my life were (more) delightful.
I wish I could change my life (for the better).
These examples are grammatically correct and the second one is used pretty commonly.
By the way, good job finding two different examples of sentences using wish.