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wish

Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2023 10:30 pm
by navit
Can one say:
1) He wished me to be successful.
instead of:
2) He wished me success.

Can one say:
3) He wished me to be successful.
instead of:
4) He wished that I'd be successful.

Gratefully,
Navi

Re: wish

Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2023 1:10 am
by Alan
1. Not necessarily (#1 does not imply that the wish was actually expressed to the addressee).
2. Yes