"Wish" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "desear", and "but" is a conjunction which is often translated as "pero". Learn more about the difference between "wish" and "but" below.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to desire)
I wish you a very merry Christmas.Te deseo una muy feliz Navidad.
The family wishes to be notified of any change in the patient's condition.La familia desea que se les notifique de cualquier cambio en la condición del paciente.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I wish I could fly.Ojalá pudiera volar.
I wish you'd leave me alone.¿Por qué no me dejas en paz?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (used to express a contrasting statement)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).