I hear it better if we make it more specific.Hi, Thomas Tompion.
Thank you very much.
Similarly, Is it right both the following sentences are correct?
My grandmother always complains about something or other:
a. I wish she didn't complain about something or other.
b. I wish she wouldn't complain about something or other.
However, The second sentence is the best choice, isn't it?
Mimi, you know I always have breakfast around 3.32 p.m. We're having storms here and my saluki didn't sleep well, so I'm up early.Thank you very much, Thomas Tompion.
It is very interesting to know the hidden meaning in the sentence. I can't feel it without your help. Thanks a lot.
Ah, I think you are having your breakfast. It's 3:32PM here, in Vietnam.
Can you tell us a bit more about what you wanted to express, LQZ? I'm pretty sure that neither I wish he succeeded nor I wish he had succeeded works in this context.Today I wrote a sentence: I wish he succeeded, to express my discontent. I assume that he is my competitor at office; one day he is promoted to a higher position, but I am jealous of his promotion.
However a native teacher told me it should be: I wish he had succeeded.
Just now I did a thorough search on this forum, ending up more bewildered. Could you please explain it to me? Thanks.