have a desire
say that one hopes for
a feeling of wanting sth, especially sth that is at present impossible; hope or desire
a thing wished for; object of hope or desire
an attempt to make a particular desired thing or situation happen, especially when it can only happen by magic expressed in a special way or silently; act of wishing
"he got his wish"
"he was above all wishing and desire"
"I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave"
"his crying was an indirect request for attention"
"give him my kind regards"
"my best wishes"
"it was his last wish"
"they should respect the wishes of the people"
"I wish I could go home now"
"Do you care to try this dish?"
"Would you like to come along to the movies?"
"I wish that Christmas were over"
"wish you a nice evening"
I would not wish Any companion in the world but you.
出自：Tempest , Shakespeare
She hears that Miss Biggs is to be married...I wish it may be so.
出自： J. Austen
I wished both magazine and review at the bottom of the sea.
出自： C. Lamb
Let us remember James by name and wish him happy.
You should do just what your grandfather wishes.
出自： L. M. Alcott
'I wish we could marry now,' murmured Stephen, as an impossible fancy.
出自： T. Hardy
If men really wish to be good, they will become good.
出自： J. B. Mozley
These words were a barrier between us which she wished me..to remove.
出自： I. Murdoch
光是周复一周地表白你的愿望是毫无作用的,你必须付诸某种行动! wish sb/sth away
With all her heart, she wished him away, but he refused to go.
It would be nice, wouldn't it?if we could wish this terrible weather away and make the sun shine!
She kissed the child's knee and said that she would wish the pain away.
These problems cannot be wished away, you know.
I will send you the book you wished for.
The children have everything they could possibly wish for.
We wish for peace.
How she wished for an opportunity to come and visit our Great Wall.
If you wish for further explanation, you'd better apply in person to the director.
We were wishing for cool weather.
When it is hot they wish for winter.
It's no use wishing for things you can't have.
What more could one wish for?
The weather was all that could be wished for.
Mary wished on a star that she could pass the test.
玛丽求老天保佑她考试及格。 wish sb/sth on〔upon〕 sb
I don't think we can wish the children on your parents while we're away.
She's a difficult person; I wouldn't wish her on my worst enemy.
They wished the hardest job on me.
I wouldn't wish such an illness upon my worst enemy.
误 I wish that our teacher will come to our evening party.
正 I wish that our teacher would come to our evening party.
正 I hope that our teacher will come to our evening party.
误 “Would you like to go to the movies tonight?” “I wish I did, but I have to study for a test.”
正 “Would you like to go to the movies tonight?” “I wish I could, but I have to study for a test.”
析 wish后接的宾语从句常用虚拟语气。指将来的情况多用would, could或might加动词原形构成谓语。如果谓语动词用了过去式形式,则是对现在情况的假设。
误 I wish seeing him at once.
正 I wish to see him at once.
析 wish后接动词不定式表示“希望”,强调主语的主观愿望,该愿望大都可以实现。这时, wish后不能接动名词。
误 I hope you success.
正 I wish you success.
误 He does not wish any reward.
正 He does not wish for any reward.
析 表示“希望得到某物”时要用wish for。
误 I hope you a happy birthday.
正 I wish you a happy birthday.
误 On Christmas Eve we visited our American teacher, congratulating him on a merry Christmas.
正 On Christmas Eve we visited our American teacher, wishing him a merry Christmas.
误 She married a young worker in her own wish ten years ago.
正 She married a young worker at her own wish ten years ago.
正 She married a young worker by her own wish ten years ago.
析 表示“自愿”, wish前面用at或by,而不可用in。
误 He expressed his best wish to us all.
正 He expressed his best wishes to us all.