use of subjunctive mood for esperar

KevinC1Kwiziq community member

use of subjunctive mood for esperar

Esperemos que el futoro le traiga muchos más éxitos. Shouldn't it be Esperamos que etc, as Esperar triggers the subjunctive mode for the second clause in the sentence?

Kind regards,

Kevin

Asked 1 week ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Kevin

As Marsha said, this "esperemos" is also in the subjunctive form meaning "let's hope". You can see a few examples of this in this lesson. 

Then what follows is also in the subjunctive because it is esperar que + subjunctive. 

So the translation for that sentence would be:

"Let's hope that the future brings her a lot more success."

We can still use "esperamos que..." meaning "We hope the future brings her a lot more success.":

Esperamos que el futuro le traiga....

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I think the meaning of esperemos is Let's hope. It's conjugated in the imperative not the subjunctive. 

use of subjunctive mood for esperar

Esperemos que el futoro le traiga muchos más éxitos. Shouldn't it be Esperamos que etc, as Esperar triggers the subjunctive mode for the second clause in the sentence?

Kind regards,

Kevin

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