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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #6842: I wish I were...
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    I wish I were...


    Wish is a useful word that you can use to talk about hope in the present or future places.

    Use: subject + wish + were ( or  was)
    Example: I wish I were in Hawaii.
    Example: I wish I were an astronaut.

    Note: This is called the subjunctive form. We use it for formal English.

    In spoken English you may hear 'was' instead of 'were'.

    Example (informal): I wish English was easier.
    Example (formal): I wish English were easier.

    Comment cririez-vous les phrases suivantes en employant 'Wish' ?

    How would you write the sentences using 'wish' ?





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    1. To be in England. => I wish

    2. To be a movie star. => John wishes

    3. To be older. => I wish

    4. To be rich. => My mother wishes

    5. Not to be so busy. => My dad wishes









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