Subjunctive “I Wish I Were” – English Grammar [Infographic]


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In modern, spoken English both ’I wish I were’ and ‘I wish I was’ are accepted as being grammatically correct, but usually and in formal contexts it is more appropriate to use ‘I wish I were’.

  • Example: I wish I were as young as you.
  • Example: I wish I were in a sunny place.

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