It is currently 19 Sep 2017, 22:47

### GMAT Club Daily Prep

#### Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# I still have trouble with the usage of "hope" vs "wish"

Author Message
Intern
Joined: 06 Apr 2005
Posts: 15

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Location: CT, USA
I still have trouble with the usage of "hope" vs "wish"  [#permalink]

### Show Tags

27 May 2005, 08:14
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

I still have trouble with the usage of "hope" vs "wish"

Which is correct between the two, one with "that" and one without ? 2)do we use wish or hope ? 3) Do we use past tense "hoped" or present tense "hope" ?

Mary hoped John would resign.
Mary hoped that John would resign.
May wished John would resign
Mary wished that John would resign
Mary wishes that John would resign
Mary wishes John would resign
Mary hopes John would resign
Mary hopes that John would resign

Pls send me any document pertains to the usage of "hope" and "wish", thks.

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 0

Intern
Joined: 28 Mar 2005
Posts: 43

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

### Show Tags

27 May 2005, 12:14
1) I think the better question is when to use 'that' after the verb. I don't think 'that' has special properties because the verb is 'hope' or 'wish.'

2) I believe wish and hope can be used interchangeably, it's just different verbs with the same meanings

3) The verb tense varies depend on the context. I would study the verb tenses again in the prep books or look for it on this forum.

Kudos [?]: 2 [0], given: 0

27 May 2005, 12:14
Similar topics Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
I am still a bit confused on using like vs. as. I know with 2 09 Jun 2010, 14:43
Having trouble with identifying the correct use of the 5 27 Jul 2010, 00:15
1 Ok so I've been through mgmat sc once and I have trouble 2 12 Nov 2010, 19:18
Which is the correct usage ? a) I have now a very fast 1 27 Jan 2010, 16:09
I am done with Manhattan GMAT SC Guide. Now I wish to have 3 28 Sep 2011, 05:16
Display posts from previous: Sort by

# I still have trouble with the usage of "hope" vs "wish"

 Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.