Today, let’s take a quick look at how we can use wish:
Wish can be used with the following tenses:
- Past Simple (When we want things to be different)
I wish I was single again. (I’m married now)
- Past Continuous (When we want to do something else instead of what we’re doing now or later)
I wish I was sleeping right now. (I’m working on this blog post)
- Past Perfect (When you talk about something you regret)
I wish I had studied Cinematograhy at University.
(I majored in International Relations and I’m not happy about my choice)
- You can also use wish with would when you’re not satisfied with what’s happening now.
I wish he would shut up! (He talks too much and it’s annoying)
Let’s practice these uses of wish:
Is there anything you wish you were doing now?
Let us know in the comments section and I hope you have a great weekend! 🙂