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Translation of "wish" - English-Turkish dictionary

wish

verb     /wɪʃ/
wish (that) B1 to want a situation that is different from the one that exists dilemek, istemek I wish that I didn't have to go to work. I wish he would leave. I wish I had been there.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
wish to do sth formal B2 to want to do something yapmayı arzu etmek/dilemek I wish to speak to the manager.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness
wish sb luck/success, etc B1 to say that you hope someone will be lucky/successful, etc şans/başarı dilemek I wished him luck for his test.Welcoming, greeting and greetings
I/you wish! informal used to say that you would like something to be true although you know it is not true Keşke...!' "Have your exams finished yet?" "I wish!"Feelings of desire
(Definition of wish verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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