Idiomatic expression of ‘Wish’ part 1(state based)

This part deals with the present thinking of someone about a non-existent state which someone wishes for.


  • I wish I was/were healthy like you. (i.e I’m not healthy like you)
  • I wish I weren’t a heart patient. ( but unfortunately I am a heart patient)
  • She wishes she was/were as beautiful as Iswarya Ray.( but she isn’t)
  • He wishes he was/were as strong as Mohammed Ali.
  • I wish it was/were possible.
  • It’s very crowded here.  I wish there weren’t so many people.(but there are a lot of people)
  • I wish he were/was here to see all my achievements.( but he is no more to witness my achievements)

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