Hello, in "Puedes hacer lo que quieras, no me importa.", why is it quieras and not quieres ? I got that it's the subjunctive but I don't understand why. Thanks !
Is it because it's a wish ? Thanks.
We are using the subjunctive here because the speaker means "you can do whatever it is that you want to do. Either the speaker is having a dismissive attitude or he/she doesn't really know what the other person has in mind (to do).
However, if had there been a previous conversation between the speakers about a specific thing that one of them wants to do, then the speaker would have probably used the indicative:
"Puedes hacer lo que quieres."
Here he is talking about that specific thing that is known to him/her.
I hope this helps,
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