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My friend had a few presentations and I would like to say him:

I wish you did well [with] your presentations.

Should I use with or maybe 'of' in the sentence?

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    Don't worry about the preposition (with, in, or even at are fine here). The problem word is wish, which should be hope. – FumbleFingers Apr 1 '14 at 16:35
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If he hasn't given the presentations yet, you could say one of these:

I wish you well with your presentations.
I hope you do well on your presentations.

I think either with or on could work in this context. However, it might be better not to use a preposition at all:

I hope your presentations go well.


If he has already given the presentations, you would say:

I hope your presentations went well.

You might also use with or on, but you could even use during:

I hope everything went well during your presentations.


Notice how I used hope instead of wish for most of these examples. For the most part, hope is the better word to use, unless you are using the idiom wish (someone) well.

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    +1 Wish can also be used with counterfactuals: I wish you had done well instead of screwing the pooch. – StoneyB Apr 1 '14 at 16:40

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