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Sentences with the noun Wishing

3 examples:

It is not good wishing.

With wishing comes grieving.
(Italian proverb)

After the act wishing is in vain.
(French proverb)

Sentences with the verb Wishing

2 examples:

Verizon is wishing everyone a happy Thanksgetting.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Doubtless there are thousands of disappointed Back To The Future fans who are wishing the creators of Secret Cinema would get in their on-set DeLorean and travel back to the point before they cancelled their first week of shows.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Questions

3 examples:

Looking at your man and wishing he was rather more fit than fat?
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

While much has been made in recent weeks about the use of overseas surrogates by Australian couples wishing to have a family how much worse were things a century ago?
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

You know those people who have so much energy that, as they’re talking, you’re wishing you could bottle it up and drink it everyday before breakfast instead of coffee?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

I'm wishing for that.

Wishing you an enjoyable future.

Wishing is for those who can believe.

Wishing you a Halloween filled with fun.

Actually, that's what he was wishing for.

Wishing you peace and happiness at Christmas.

I named my daughter Nairu wishing her long life.

She sat next him wishing she were somewhere else.

You can't keep Tom from wishing he could go to college.

This is a good book for anyone wishing to learn English.

We are wishing from the bottoms of our hearts, that he and everyone passes the admission examination.

I never see a library without wishing I had time to go there and stay till I had read everything in it.

"All right," said the man, "I don't believe this, but there's no harm in wishing. I wish to know who I am."

In the end, one always ends up wishing to annihilate one's fellow man. Therein lies the sad fate of humanity.

I love trying out new things, so I always buy products as soon as they hit the store shelves. Of course, half the time I end up wishing I hadn't.

Wishing to be sincere in their thoughts, they first extended to the utmost their knowledge. Such extension of knowledge lay in the investigation of things.

Wishing does not make a poor man rich.
(Arabian proverb)

Wishing of all strategies, is the worst.
(Andrew Young)

Wishing of all employments is the worst.
(Edward Young)

Work will win when wishy washy wishing won t.
(Thomas S. Monson)

A man cannot become an atheist merely by wishing it.
(Napoleon Bonaparte)

My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more.
(Charles Lamb)

Angelina is my daughter and I am always wishing her the best.
(Jon Voight)

It's a terrible thing wishing that it can be someone else's tragedy.
(John Dyer)

I don't believe that wishing works. I think we get the things we work for.
(Brendan Fraser)

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow-ripening fruit.
(Aristotle)

Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.
(Aristotle)

I'm not going to spend two seconds of my life wishing I had something I don't.
(Sandra Bullock in Harper's Bazaar)

No man can make another's destiny and all the wishing in the world will not make it so.
(Darkovan proverb)

Where ever I am I always find myself looking out the window wishing I was somewhere else.
(Angelina Jolie)

Here's what people are wishing for this holiday season.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Tech, )

Warren Buffet is probably wishing he ordered seconds of Kraft.
(USA Today - Money, )

She lies on her hard floor with no mattress, wishing they would go away.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Many Canadians wishing for a white Christmas are going to be out of luck.
(CBC News in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

PBS might be wishing it hadn't trimmed a branch off Ben Affleck's family tree.
(Scott Collins in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

She said yes! Wishing Benita Abraham every happiness in her new job. Mazel tov!
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The 'Indiana Jones' star has lots of famous folks wishing him a speedy recovery.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Not wishing to receive a huge bill, I contacted customer service at Co-op Energy.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Pheromones are the tool of choice for females to keep away males wishing to mate.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Anyone wishing to vote in the general election must register by midnight on Monday.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The school’s handling of the investigation left her wishing she had remained silent.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Disney might be wishing he'd stuck to saying "I am Groot" during a Facebook Live video.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

So much for all the jokes about the Lakers wishing they played in the Eastern Conference.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

Established enterprises don’t get anywhere by wishing they could operate like startups.
(Forbes - Technology, )

But she may have been wishing that Mark Wright had made more of an effort with his outfit.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Right now, Jay-Z is probably wishing art critics had reviewed his latest album "Magna Carta.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

For those Internet users wishing to surf the web anonymously, the Tor browser is a must-have.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

The platform claims that it has seen huge demand from users wishing to make pledges in Bitcoin.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

For passengers wishing to ride the riverbank, Ama offers free bikes and guided rides between ports.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

'Green Lantern: Earth One' sees Hal Jordan reach space even before he gets that magic wishing ring.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The Countess wrote to her family wishing them 'peace, strength and hope' as the youngster recovers.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

We took the Mini Cooper S Clubman ALL4 out on the roads, but came back wishing it offered a bit more.
(CNBC, )

The mobile phone operator said the two-year contract was for those not wishing to pay an upfront charge.
(BBC News - Technology, )

At the Caribbean Motel, I patted the top of my head, wishing for a pair of cat-eye sunglasses to slip on.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

If he left the club tomorrow, rivals wishing to utilise his business acumen would stretch down the street.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Colts cornerback Vontae Davis watched most of last year's game at Pittsburgh wishing he could have helped.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

A contest for British cities wishing to become European Capital of Culture 2023 is launched despite Brexit.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Everything is perfect, except the bloke in front of me gives the impression of wishing he was somewhere else.
(The Independent - People, )

Sunday night's episode kicked off with Ferne McCann wishing things between her and Chloe could be sorted out.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar posted a Facebook message Thursday wishing their troubled son Josh a happy birthday.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Investing in a young tech company is starting to seem like a must for those wishing to stay hip in the spotlight.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The Taliban is offering a 24-hour hotline for Afghan government employees wishing to defect, according to reports.
(UPI - News, )

A charity have defended an advert showing pancreatic cancer patients "wishing" they had other forms of the disease.
(BBC News - Health, )

But only being a week old hasn't stopped baby Vale from wishing TODAY's Al Roker a very special happy 60th birthday.
(NBC Today, )

Gal Gadot posted a message on Instagram this weekend wishing her "Wonder Woman" co-star Chris Pine a happy birthday.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Kayla Michelle Finley may be wishing that services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime had been around a little earlier.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A report was released wishing to build awareness among parents concerning the dangers of fruits with smooth textures.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Whether you're a venture capitalist or just a bill-paying Joe, you're probably wishing you were in Eric Martin's shoes.
(CNBC, )

After returning home from a trip, many tourists may find themselves wishing that they could go back as soon as possible.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Parents, wishing to keep costs down or give a little bit to charity when buying gifts, should follow our essential guide.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Not rude, just firm and wishing to nip a certain idea in the bud. ‘It’s Portugal versus Wales, nothing more,’ he said.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After decades of wishing and waiting, New Yorkers may finally get the rail link to LaGuardia Airport that is so badly needed.
(Forbes - Business, )

Within a minute or two, all of the other customers are very uncomfortable and wishing the management would throw the bum out.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

After a generation of wishing and waiting, the Golden State Warriors have finally arrived on basketball's biggest stage again.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Newcastle fans and Alan Pardew could be forgiven for wishing Gus Poyet to be prised away from Sunderland and land a job abroad.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A Russian boycott of the 2018 Winter Olympics would "damage athletes wishing to compete", says Wada president Sir Craig Reedie.
(BBC Sport, )

Two cancelled gigs in China by the US band Maroon 5 are linked to a band member's tweet wishing the Dalai Lama a happy birthday.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed off his polished language skills Monday in a video wishing the world a happy Lunar New Year.
(NBC Today, )

President-elect Donald J. Trump wishing supporters a “merry Christmas” at the start of a rally in Hershey, Pa., on Thursday.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

An astonishing documentary that’s essential viewing for anyone wishing to understand the darker aspects of the human condition.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

After six years of wishing she looked better below the belt, Alyssa recently shelled out $4,200 to have part of her labia removed.
(Maryse Zeidler in CBC News - Health, )

Brendan Rodgers has revealed Luis Suarez sent him a text wishing his former club the best for their clash with Southampton on Sunday.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

President Trump on Friday in Pensacola, Fla. “Let me begin by wishing each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas,” he said.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Joe Biden might want to ponder a variation on the maxim about wishing he hadn’t left his bed on days that turn out especially badly.
(The Independent - World News, )

For those wishing to lose weight and keep it off, here’s a simple strategy that works: step on a scale each day and track the results.
(Science Daily - News, )

I used to spend a lot of time wishing my husband would be someone different than who he was, and I expected much from my small children.
(NBC Today, )

"Excessive" early exit penalties handed to people wishing to withdraw money from their pension pots could be capped, the chancellor says.
(BBC News - Business, )

Foodies or those wishing to sharpen their cooking skills will appreciate this five-day culinary experience offered by Retreats Unlimited.
(Los Angeles Times - Travel & Deal Blog, )

The next round of NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative offers new opportunities for anyone wishing to develop a CubeSat for launch into space.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The singer visited a Wal-Mart in Tewksbury, Mass., on Friday and made 750 shoppers very happy while wishing them a "Merry, merry Christmas.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

No doubt Republicans are now wishing they had not opposed Elizabeth Warren’s appointment to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Le Web wrapped its final day in London with a pitch from model Lily Cole on her new venture: Creating a wishing and thinking "gift" culture.
(CNN - World Business, )

The packages included food and drinks, and had a message attached: 'Wishing you a merry Christmas and a wonderful 2015 with your loved ones.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The city is bulging, the rents soaring, and residents are growing more vocal about wishing Silicon Valley would cool off, or at least pay up.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

The patent troll could be wishing that Xiaomi would pay up to settle the matter quickly as the announcement of the new smartphones draws near.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

In the midst of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, anyone wishing to look into possibly moving to Canada had some difficulties Tuesday night.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A Muslim community event at Speedwater Park, near Marseille, says women wishing to come along ‘must be covered from the chest to the knees’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Soldiers send letter to military chief and prime minister citing moral reasons for not wishing to serve in West Bank and other Palestinian areas.
(USA Today - World, )

The stars of One Direction film a video message wishing for a teenage girl whose leg was amputated following an Alton Towers rollercoaster crash.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

It's the letter from a teacher that's been read around the world, leaving many parents wishing their own children were in her second grade class.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

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