Let say I wish to have a car, and somebody bought me that car. Which verbs or idioms can describe the "somebody's" action?

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    He made my wish came true. – ermanen Apr 14 '14 at 14:46
  • @ermanen Sounds like an answer. – bib Apr 14 '14 at 14:48

How about

He fulfilled my wish for a car


He satisfied my wish for a car


A standard phrase is grant a wish. In fact, a search of Google reflects that numerous organizations use the phrase as part of their names or slogans.

A related phrase is fairy godmother. This is an idiom for a wish grantor.

A generous benefactor.

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    It was interesting. Unfortunately, I should choose one answer, and I found Alex's more relevant. Vote up :) – Afshin Moazami Apr 14 '14 at 14:54
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    @a The beauty of language is the many ways we can say things and the subtle differences we can convey by those choices. You select the words that best convey what you want to convey. No need to apologize. – bib Apr 14 '14 at 14:57

What about realize your wish?

  • Can I use it as: "I try to realize your wish?". Or, "I can realize your dream?" – Afshin Moazami Apr 14 '14 at 14:43
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    Indeed you can! – CesarGon Apr 14 '14 at 15:09

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