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Portuguese/Present subjunctive tense regular verbs

UseEdit

Present Subjuntivo (O presente do subjuntivo) is used to show that some idea or action is hypothetical. It is also used to express desire, emotion, improbability, give commands, and in impersonal expressions to express opinion (i.e. É bom que ele seja.)

Example: Eu quero que tu me tragas um garfo. -> I want you to bring me a fork.

FormingEdit

Presente do Conjuntivo is formed from the singular first person of Presente do Indicativo's radical, plus the following desinencies:

-ar present subjunctive regular verbsEdit

that I speak que eu fal e
that you (singular, inf.) speak que tu fal es
that he speaks
(also ela, você)
que ele fal e
that we speak que nós fal
emos
that you (f) speak que vós fal
eis
that they speak
(also elas, vocês)
que eles fal em

-er and -ir present subjunctive regular verbsEdit

that I eat que eu com a
that you (s,inf) eat que tu com as
that he eats
(also ela, você)
que ele com a
that we eat que nós com
amos
that you (f) eat que vós com
ais
that they eat
(also elas, vocês)
que eles com am