"Ojalá encuentren" example

AmethystB2Kwiziq community member

"Ojalá encuentren" example

Hi, in this example:

Ojalá encuentren la medicina adecuada para tratar su enfermedad.I wish they found the right medicine to treat his illness.

Doesn't the Spanish say "I hope they find the right medicine to treat his illness."? That is, "ojalá encuentren" is in the present tense expressing a hope, not the past tense expressing a lament ("I wish they (implied: had) found.")

Asked 2 years ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Amethyst

We just changed that.

Gracias y saludos

Inma

"Ojalá encuentren" example

Hi, in this example:

Ojalá encuentren la medicina adecuada para tratar su enfermedad.I wish they found the right medicine to treat his illness.

Doesn't the Spanish say "I hope they find the right medicine to treat his illness."? That is, "ojalá encuentren" is in the present tense expressing a hope, not the past tense expressing a lament ("I wish they (implied: had) found.")

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