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wish for someone or something

to wish to have someone or something. She spent most of her life wishing for Prince Charming, who would come along and sweep her off her feet. She still wishes for escape.
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wish for

v.
1. To express a desire for something or someone: The child tossed a penny in the well and wished for a new bicycle.
2. To have or feel a desire for something or someone: For weeks I've been wishing for a big snowstorm so I could go skiing.
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WU Wish will announce another 10 winners by the first week of August, with each standing to win AED10,000 to fulfil a wish for someone else, and travel vouchers worth AED10,000 to facilitate visits to loved ones.
I wish for basic American decency to reassert itself against the hate-filled tirades of the far right and to rededicate itself to helping the poor.
This year, the Wish for a Wish contest engaged partners and consumers to fulfill a second wish
The Make-A-Wish Foundation began in Phoenix in 1980 when Department of Public Safety officers granted the first wish for an ailing child, the late Chris Greicius.
For official rules, additional information or to help grant a wish for a child today, log on to www.
Granting a wish for a child like Stephanie is truly a magical and rewarding experience and is a natural fit for a firm like ours with a long history of fostering a deep sense of community within all of our personnel," said Robbin Itkin, Kirkland & Ellis LLP Partner and Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Los Angeles board member.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish for every eligible child who is referred to them, with the goal of brightening children's lives one wish at a time, enriching the human experience with hope, strength, and joy.
Not only did we grant a spectacular wish for Jordan, but we raised money for further wish granting in Georgia and Alabama," said P.
LOS ANGELES -- A Blue Lamborghini Races in to Join "A Season of Wishes(TM)" And Grants a Heartfelt Wish for a Child With a Life-Threatening Medical Condition
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish for every eligible child that is referred to them, with the goal of brightening children's lives one wish at a time, enriching the human experience with hope, strength and joy.