Unformatted text preview: after certain conjunctions; after superlative expressions; after certain indefinites; in relative clauses; and in third-person commands. The present subjunctive is used to express both present and future time, while the past or perfect subjunctive is used to express an action that has already taken place. Although the imperfect and pluperfect subjunctive do exist, they have disappeared from the spoken language and are used and seen only in very formal writing....
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- Spring '08
- French, relative clauses, Impersonal Expressions, certain conjunctions, indispensable means, superlative expressions, subjective idea