A verbal mood used for expressing the counterfactual such as wishing, including how to conjugate and use it.

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Oración condicional con que y con si - hay una diferencia semántica?

¿Hay diferencias semánticas entre las frases siguientes? Me sorprendería que mis padres dijeran que no. y Me sorprendería si mis padres dijeran que no. Espero que al menos ambas sean correctos.
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Does the phrase 'asegurarse de' (ensures that) need to be followed by a subjunctive?

Cuando se usa la combinación asegurarse de que, ¿debe ser seguida por un verbo en subjuntivo o en indicativo? Un oración de ejemplo para este caso podría ser (usando ambas posibilidades): La ...
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Translation of “It is important to do it” in Spanish

Could someone tell me the correct translation of the following sentence structure in Spanish, It is important to do it or It is necessary to do it and can I use all three of the following ...
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Does denied reported speech take the subjunctive?

If I say (in Mexican Spanish) that I did not say X, where X is information (rather than a command), does X take the subjunctive? Regarding this question, Benjamin & Butt (5th ed.) seem to ...
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Conjugation of verb in sentence adverbial clause and subjunctive

Ellos lo hacen de manera que no (haber) errores. Why is this haya and not hay? The main clause is in the indicative.
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Subjunctive Third-person singular

I do not understand why in Spanish the following sentence makes sense Cuando Jaime cumpla 50 años, vamos a darle una fiesta. but this does not? Cuando Jaime cumpliere 50 años, vamos a ...
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Mixing tenses in subjunctive?

I was presented with the following sentence and am wondering if this is formed correctly. I had learned that you should not mix tenses but in this case it is using past (albeit preterite and ...
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Subjunctive with antes

I recently heard a native speaker say "Te hubieras ido antes." I was confused because it seems to be describing an event that occurred in the past, so it would be a completed action, so I ...