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How do “verbos auxiliares” complement the use of the subjunctive mood in Spanish?

I have learnt that the subjunctive mood is used extensively in Spanish to express desires, wishes, and uncertainty. According to this webpage by Durham University, similar meanings are expressed in ...
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Is there a maximum number of verbs we can use in a row in a single sentence? [duplicate]

What is the maximum number of verbs you can think of to be used in a single sentence, in a row without using a list? For example: Ella ha estado demostrando llorar en sus actuaciones. I was ...
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Do we have specific rules when we use four verbs in a sentence?

Do we have specific rules when we use four verbs in a sentence? It is grammatically appropriate to use four verbs in a row in a single sentence? Would this count as a four verb periphrasis? For ...