querer que +subjunctive

JulieB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

querer que +subjunctive

How would you say "Do you want me to pick you up at five?"? (HINT: you=vosotros) the following is the answer but should it be recojáis¿Queréis que os recoja a las cinco?
Asked 1 year ago
DavidC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

No, Julie - the 'vosotros' hint shows that we need to use the pronoun 'os' and the verb 'Queréis'... The other verb 'recoja' is a first person subjunctive [representing 'I', or 'me']... 

You could reword the sentence as: "Do you wish that I should pick you up at five?" ... [< This is of course bad English, but as a literal translation it does at least point you towards the required structure in Spanish].

Regards, David Mc

 

JulieB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you David 

i can now understand through the literal translation that you gave.

Thank you very much for answering my question.

querer que +subjunctive

How would you say "Do you want me to pick you up at five?"? (HINT: you=vosotros) the following is the answer but should it be recojáis¿Queréis que os recoja a las cinco?

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