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Re: about "wish"

(1) Wish you a Merry Christmas!

(2) Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

They are both correct and there's no real semantic difference between the two, though it does depend on context. I would have thought that (2) was heard more often than (1), but the graph says otherwise:

(1) is a 'subjectless clause', so-called because the subject has been ellipted (omitted), cf. I wish you a merry Christmas.

(2) is a gerund-participial clause, typically used as an adjunct, cf. Wishing you a merry Christmas, I'll see you in the New Year.


Re: about "wish"

Thank you, Paul! I've got it!