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Grammar Essential # 138 Past subjunctive - usage
Recommend / Request
When constructing a sentence, put the recommendation or the request in the first part of the sentence in the past tense (must be imperfect), use que, change of subject, and then put the second verb in the past subjunctive. Examples Ellos recomendaban que yo no comiera toda la comida.
Yo insistía que nosotros leyéramos la novela española. ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course SPAN 103 taught by Professor Dr.lopez during the Winter '11 term at BYU.
- Winter '11