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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “wish”

wish

verb [I + (that)] (FEEL SORRY)
後悔
 
 
/wɪʃ/
used with the past simple tense to express that you feel sorry or sad about a state or situation that exists at the moment
(與過去時連用,對已經存在的情況表示遺憾)但願,希望
I wish (that) I was/were a bit taller.
我個子再高一點就好了。
I wish (that) you were coming with me, Peter.
彼得,你要是和我一起去就好了。
Sadness and regret
used with the past perfect tense to express that you feel sorry or sad about a particular action in the past
(與過去完成時連用,對過去某事表示悔恨)
I wish (that) I hadn't eaten so much.
我真希望自己沒吃那麼多。
I bet she wishes (that) she'd never got involved in the whole affair.
我敢打賭她希望自己從未捲入整個事件裡去。
Sadness and regret
(Definition of wish verb (FEEL SORRY) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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