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I wish I were taller. VS. I wish I was taller

Both of these are commonly said and written by native speakers. Technically, were is correct. Here is why it's confusing and why that is the preferred answer: The case for was Was is usually used with ...
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he's still treating it as if you [did]/[dad done] it yesterday

There's no mistake. Both versions are correct, and have the same meaning. With unreal conditionals, we shift the tense into the past, so "if he did" becomes "if he had done". The ...
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