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Autor:  Sidney
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  18/SET/2013 1:50 PM
Assunto:  wish would
 
Mensagem:  Hi,

Gotcha! So for me, if you don't know yet either if she's coming or not, you could say
I wish Mary would come to the party on Saturday...(you don't know yet).

However, you someone tells you that she wont be able to come and you know for a fact that she's not coming it sounds a little weird.

Ex:

-Did you invite Mary to the party?
-Yes, I wish she would come...

-I just spoke with Mary and she wont be able to come to the party this Saturday.
-Really? That's bad, I wish she could come.

Again, if you say, "I wish she would come..." is understandable too...it just sounds a little odd to me.

Sid. 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
wish would  –  Thomaz B.  17/SET/2013, 9:29 PM
wish would  –  Sidney  18/SET/2013, 11:03 AM
wish would  –  Thomaz B.  18/SET/2013, 1:21 PM
 wish would  –  Sidney  18/SET/2013, 1:50 PM
wish would  –  Thomas - USA  18/SET/2013, 10:44 PM

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