(don't) I wish

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Definition of (don't) I wish

informal
used to say that one wants something to happen but knows it will probably not happen"Did he ask you to the dance?" "I wish!""Will you be getting the job?" "Don't I wish!"

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“(don't) I wish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28don%27t%29%20I%20wish. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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