- The noun wish collocates with make to form "make a wish".
- The verb wish takes the preposition for, e.g. "I wish for something"
- "I wish to go" - catenates with the to-infinitive, basically meaning "want to"
- "I wish (that) you had done something" - using the past perfect simple, expresses regret at something not done in the past.
- e.g. "I wish (that) you would do something", "I wish (that) you were stronger" - using the irrealis past simple, with the subjunctive, expresses desire that the object do or be something in the present or future.