How to Use "I Wish" in English
Do you have time for a 5-minute grammar lesson? I hope so! This is a simple yet really useful rule that all learners need to know. Let’s get started.
Using "I Wish"
Making a wish about the present
I wish / If Only + Past Tense
I wish I had blue eyes!
Making a wish about the past
I wish / If Only + Past Perfect Tense
I wish I had left school earlier
A genie has visited you! In the comments below, write down 3 wishes.
1. A wish about the present
2. A wish about the past
3. A wish about someone else