I don’t understand, what is the difference in meaning between:
- I wish
- I do wish ?
Does the use of “do” make the wish stronger?
You are correct. Do is acting as an intensifier:
Apart from providing emphasis, the meaning is the same.
I do like a bit of Gorgonzola.
Nick Parkes, The Wrong Trousers (1993) (Wallace and Gromit)