“I Wish I Were…”

Margie Wakeman Wells Uncategorized Leave a Comment

The use of the word were in this construction is fading from our language as people do not understand the correctness of it. This construction is called “contrary-to-fact” subjunctive. It is a situation in which one wishes for something that is not true. …I wish I were able to attend (but I cannot)… …I wish he were here with me …