I had thought that in order to express a hypothesis, wish or suggestion in the present or future we used the subjunctive. i am confused to see the co

TomC1Kwiziq community member

I had thought that in order to express a hypothesis, wish or suggestion in the present or future we used the subjunctive. i am confused to see the co


Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola Tom

Both, the conditional and the subjunctive, can be used to express wish, suggestion, hypothesis, but in different ways. For example:

If I were you, I'd talk to the boss.

Si you fuera tú, hablaría con el jefe. (conditional)

I hope you talk to the boss.

Espero que hables con el jefe. (present subjunctive)

He suggested that I talked to the boss.

Me sugirió que hablara con el jefe. (Imperfect subjunctive)

I hope this helps,

un saludo

Inma

 

I had thought that in order to express a hypothesis, wish or suggestion in the present or future we used the subjunctive. i am confused to see the co


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