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Make a wish

Wishes
1. Sam didn't call me last night and didn't tell me about the event.
I wish ___________________________________________________________
I wish + Past Simple = 2. I'm really lazy even though I have plenty of time for my hobbies.
wishes about the present I wish ___________________________________________________________
3. He starts doing something noisy in his flat every day from 5 p.m.
Example: I wish Helen knew
about my feelings to her. I wish ___________________________________________________________
4. My brother always tries to make me wash the dishes.
I wish ___________________________________________________________
5. My daughter is studying abroad. She is coming home next year only.
I wish + Past Perfect = I wish ___________________________________________________________
wishes about the past 6. Mathew didn't stop his mother from buying that useless device. It was a waste of
money.
Example: I wish Helen had
Mathew wishes ___________________________________________________
known about my feelings to
her before she came back to 7. It's beautiful here. It's a pity that you can't see this beauty together with me.
London that year. I wish ___________________________________________________________
8. Silvia didn't see our concert last week. She regrets about it.
Silvia wishes _____________________________________________________
9. Raymond is always late for all our business meetings. He is so irresponsible.
I wish + would + V1 = I wish ___________________________________________________________
wishes about the future, 10. Our guests didn't see our message about the time change of our meeting.
wishes to change someones
Our guests wish __________________________________________________
habits or behavior
11. Stephen is too hardworking. He never has time for his friends.
Example 01: I wish Helen Stephen wishes ___________________________________________________
wouldnt ask me about my 12. You enjoy breaking all our local rules. It's offensive.
feelings to her when I come to I wish ___________________________________________________________
her next month.
13. My friend Gregory is a lawyer. He could help me with that problem.
Example 02: I wish Helen I wish ___________________________________________________________
would stop asking me about
14. All the passengers want to get home faster. Everyone wants to return to their
my feelings to her. It makes families.
me really nervous.
All the passengers wish ____________________________________________
15. The law forbids us to stay in this country any longer.
We wish ________________________________________________________
16. Lola forgot to water the plants and they died.
Pay attention that some
Lola wishes ______________________________________________________
sentences can have 17. Their dog is barking all day long. It's driving all of us crazy.
several possible ways to We all wish ______________________________________________________
make wishes of. When 18. I need this guitar to play music of a higher quality.
you find such variants, put I wish __________________________________________________________

all of them using the back 19. Our balcony needs repairing, but we don't have money to do it.
We wish ________________________________________________________
side of the paper.
20. The mass media doesn't give any proven information.
Everybody wishes ________________________________________________
Make a wish
KEYS
1. Sam didn't call me last night and didn't tell me about the event.
I wish Sam had called last night and told me.
2. I'm really lazy even though I have plenty of time for my hobbies.
I wish I wasn't really lazy.
3. He starts doing something noisy in his flat every day from 5 p.m.
I wish he would stop doing something noisy in his flat every day from 5 p.m.
4. My brother always tries to make me wash the dishes.
I wish my brother would stop trying to make me wash the dishes.
5. My daughter is studying abroad. She is coming home next year only.
I wish my daughter wouldn't come home next year only.
6. Mathew didn't stop his mother from buying that useless device. It was a waste of
money.
Mathew wishes he had stopped his mother from buying that useless device.
7. It's beautiful here. It's a pity that you can't see this beauty together with me.
I wish you were here with me and saw this beauty.
8. Silvia didn't see our concert last week. She regrets about it.
Silvia wishes she had seen our concert last week.
9. Raymond is always late for all our business meetings. He is so irresponsible.
I wish Raymond wasn't so irresponsible.
10. Our guests didn't see our message about the time change of our meeting.
Our guests wish they had seen our message.
11. Stephen is too hardworking. He never has time for his friends.
Stephen wishes he wasn't too hardworking. Stephen wishes he had time for
his friends.
12. You enjoy breaking all our local rules. It's offensive.
I wish you would stop breaking all local rules.
13. My friend Gregory is a lawyer. He could help me with that problem.
I wish Gregory had been able to help me.
14. All the passengers want to get home faster. Everyone wants to return to their
families.
All the passengers wish they would get home to their families faster.
15. The law forbids us to stay in this country any longer.
We wish we could stay any longer.
16. Lola forgot to water the plants and they died.
Lola wishes she hadn't forgotten to water the plants.
17. Their dog is barking all day long. It's driving all of us crazy.
We all wish their dog would stop barking all day long.
18. I need this guitar to play music of a higher quality.
I wish I had this guitar.
19. Our balcony needs repairing, but we don't have money to do it.
We wish we had money to repair the balcony.
20. The mass media doesn't give any proven information.
Everybody wishes the mass media gave any proven information.