How to Express Wishes in the Past, Present and Future

Learn How to Express Wishes in English.

How to Express Wishes in English

There are three distinct types of I wish/ If only sentences:

  • Wish about the present.
  • Wish about the past.
  • Wish about the future.

Wishes about the Present

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Wishes about the Past

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Wishes about the present, Past

Wishes about the Future

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Wish vs. If only

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1The1Ghost1
3 years ago

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444
3 years ago

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2 years ago

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Fayas
2 years ago

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1 year ago

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Michal VILÍMEK
Michal VILÍMEK
1 year ago

It’s really nice and helpful, but I’d have gone for “I wish I WERE at the beach.” instead of WAS. How do you feel about the subjunctive alternative? Thank you for your possible reply

Hamdi
Hamdi
1 year ago

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Shehani
Shehani
1 year ago

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