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Conjugate irregular estar in the present subjunctive (El Presente de Subjuntivo)

Estar has both regular stem and regular endings in El Presente de Subjuntivo, but most forms have an accent on the last syllable:

Conjugation of estar in El Presente de Subjuntivo in Spanish

yo esté
estés
él / ella / Ud. esté
nosotros estemos
vosotros estéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   estén

See and listen to these examples:

Laura no quiere que yo esté triste.Laura doesn't want me to be sad.

A mi padre no le gusta que tú estés aquí.My dad doesn't like that you are here.

Espero que él esté bien.I hope he's ok.

Me alegra que estemos todos juntos.I am glad that we're all together.

Os sugiero que estéis alerta.I advise you to be alert.

Es fantástico que estén a salvo.It is great that they/you [ustedes] are safe.

Remember to stress the last syllable except for the nosotros form estemos.

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A mi padre no le gusta que tú estés aquí.My dad doesn't like that you are here.
Me alegra que estemos todos juntos.I am glad that we're all together.
Es fantástico que estén a salvo.It is great that they/you [ustedes] are safe.
Espero que él esté bien.I hope he's ok.
Laura no quiere que yo esté triste.Laura doesn't want me to be sad.
Os sugiero que estéis alerta.I advise you to be alert.
Es bueno que las tiendas estén abiertas hasta tarde.It's good that the shops are open until late.
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