Confusing Words in English: WISH and HOPE

source: Espresso English     2012年12月5日
The word WISH is usually used for hypothetical (imagined) situations, when you want something in the present or past to be different. The word HOPE is used when you want a specific result, and when there is (or was) a real possibility of getting that result.
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