Spanish Subjunctive

SPANISH SUBJUNCTIVE

Definition:Spanish subjunctive is a mood because it doesn’t deal with factual reality that isn’t concrete what someone wants to happen or what might happen but with opinions, wishing, feelings, supposed, doubted, dreams and speculation.

Subjunctive in Spanish

Verbs or Expression for will or want

Which express an order, a need, a piece of advice, or a desire.

EnglishSpanish
to adviseaconsejar que
to telldecir que
to let, allowdejar que
to desire thatdesear que
it’s time thates hora que
it is important thates importante que
it is necessary thates necesario que
to hope thatesperar que
it is necessary thates preciso que
to avoidevitar que
to demand thatexigir que

Verbs or Expression for emotion or feeling

Which indicate fear, happiness, anger, regret, surprise, or other sentiments or biases.

EnglishSpanish
to be happy thatalegrarse de que
it’s good thates bueno que
it’s convenient thates conveniente que
it’s hardes difícil que
it’s strange thates extraño que
it’s easyes fácil que
it’s incredible thates increíble que
it’s interesting thates interesante

Verbs or Expression for doubt, possibility, opinion

EnglishSpanish
to appear, seem thataparecer que
to hatedetestar que
to doubtdudar que
it is doubtful thates dudoso que
it is impossible thates imposible que
it is improbable thates improbable que
it is possible thates posible que
it is probable thates probable que
to denynegar que

Nota:

  • Busco un libro que me interese (It may not exist = doubt)
  • Busco el libro que estaba leyendo (I know it exists = no doubt)

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