Yegor
Can I use 'were' in this sentence? I wish she were able to go with us.
May 4, 2018 6:41 AM
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Yes, "were" is the correct form (subjunctive) to express a wish. This is the 2nd conditional (unreal present). Colloquially, you may well hear native speakers use the indicative, particularly British speakers.
May 4, 2018
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May 4, 2018
Yegor
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