Wish Idioms


As you wish

This is an expression used for telling someone that they can do whatever they want.

I wish

This expression is used for telling someone what you want them to do.

‘I wish’ is also used for saying that something is not true, although you would be very happy if it were true.

Not wish something on anybody / not wish something on your worst enemy

Wish someone well / ill

To wish someone well is to say that you hope good things will happen to them. To wish someone ill is to say that you hope bad things will happen to them.