Cuando and statements of emotion in the past

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Cuando and statements of emotion in the past

From what I understand, statements of emotion almost always trigger the subjunctive. Are there exceptions for past events with cuando? "I was happy that he came" gives imperfect subjunctive whereas "I was happy when he came" gives preterite.

If this is a rule, is it more general than cuando?



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Cuando and statements of emotion in the past

From what I understand, statements of emotion almost always trigger the subjunctive. Are there exceptions for past events with cuando? "I was happy that he came" gives imperfect subjunctive whereas "I was happy when he came" gives preterite.

If this is a rule, is it more general than cuando?



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