From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwouldn’t wish something on/upon somebodywouldn’t wish something on/upon somebodyspokenUNPLEASANT used to say that something is very unpleasant and that you would not like anyone to have to experience itHaving your house broken into is terrible. I wouldn’t wish it on anybody. →wish
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wouldn’t wish something on/upon somebody• James says he wouldn't wish a military career on anyone.