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The key answer of exercise 40.3

The key to exercise solutions in chapter Unit 40 - If I had known ... / I wish I had known ... for the textbook English Grammar in Use with authors Raymond Murphy from Cambridge University Press


Imagine that you are in these situations. For each situation, write a sentence with I wish.


  1. I wish I hadn’t eaten so much.
  2. I wish I'd applied for it. / ... for the job.
  3. I wish I'd learned to play a musical instrument (when I was younger). / I wish I could play ... / I wish I was able to play ...
  4. I wish I hadn’t painted it red. / ... the gate red.
  5. I wish I'd brought my camera. / I wish I had my camera (with me).
  6. I wish they'd phoned me first (to say they were coming). / I wish I'd known they were coming.