Arti dan Makna Wish

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 - grammar

Pengertian Wish

Wish dalam Bahasa Inggris mempunyai beberapa arti dan makna. Di bawah ini akan dijelaskan secara terperinci tentang jenis-jenis makna dan arti dari “wish”. Semoga penjelasan di bawah ini dapat membantu Anda dalam menggunakan kata “wish” secara baik dan tepat.

Kata wish sama artinya dengan ekspresi “would like“:

  • I wish I had a big house = I would like to have a big house.
  • I wish I had been there = I would like to have been there.
  • I wish you would stop talking = I would like you to stop talking.
  • I wish to see the manager = I would like to see the manager.
  • I wish you a Merry Christmas = I would like you to have a Merry Christmas.

Fungsi utama dari kata “wish” adalah untuk mengekspresikan penyesalan.

  • I wish (that) I weren’t here now.
  • I wish (that) I didn’t have to go to school tomorrow.
  • I wish (that) I had studied harder when I was at school.

Tenses yang mengikuti wish sama dengan second dan third conditionals. Kata that dapat dihilangkan dalam percakapan tidak resni.

Ekspresi wishwould digunakan untuk membicarakan tentang keinginan agar orang lain melakukan sesuatu:

  • I wish you would tidy your room.
  • I wish you wouldn’t always come home so late.

Dalam situasi tidak resmi, wish + (object) + infinitive dapat digunakan seperti pemakaian kata “want”:

  • I wish to speak to the director.
  • Do you wish me to serve refreshments, sir?
  • Wish is also used in some fixed expressions:
  • I/we wish you a Merry Christmas (and a Happy New Year).
  • I/we wish you well/all the best.