wishes 3

Wishes, three


Form of wish:

(+): Subject + wish + (that) past simple.

● I wish that school (work) days were shorter and summers and weekends were longer.
● My classmate wishes that she/he were rich.
● Carl’s great-grandfather wished that there was world peace.




23. What form of government do you wish your city, state or province, country had?

24. Would you like more government help or less government interference in people’s lives?

25. Do you prefer big government or small government?

26. What sort of economy, economic situation or system do you wish we had?

27. Would you like a more socialist or free market system?

28. Do you wish for widespread corruption, some corruption, or corruption-free government?


29. What kind of career, life and lifestyle do you wish for your children or grandchildren?

30. Do you wish you or science could prevent or cure all illnesses, diseases, ailments? If yes, give direct examples.

31. My friend wishes that he/she knew the secrets of love, success, prosperity, health, happiness, fulfilment.

32. Who do you wish you were married to? Or describe your perfect wife or husband.

33. What sort of family or family life do you wish you had?

34. Do you wish you had lots of good friends, some friends, or just a few close friends?



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