Why is "I wish I were rich" more grammatically correct over "I wish I was rich"?
1 years ago
Wish is something not in reality; therefore, it is correct to say, for example, "I wish I were ...."
8 months ago
Because were is present tense, was is past tense. When written in that format you are trying to speak presently.
9 months ago
because when we desire or wish something "were" is used according to grammar
10 months ago