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Is it correct to say this?

I don't wish everything to be simple, that's not gonna happen (nor do I think it's what we want)

Someone pointed out to me that I should've said,

I don't wish for everything to be simple, that's not gonna happen (nor do I think it's what we want)

Which one is correct?

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Both are fine. More idiomatic, in my view, is to use a finite clause, with or without that:

I don't wish [that] everything was/were simple ...

I put "was/were" because this is one of the contexts where some people would use the old "subjunctive" form were. Some people would do so only formal speech, and others wouldn't use it at all.

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