Tag: subjunctives

45 I demand that he leave or leaves? 2018-05-08T02:36:49.980

28 Why is it "If I were you" and not "If I was you"? 2014-05-20T19:36:23.393

23 Why is it 'come' and not 'comes' in 'it is important that he come...'? 2015-11-04T14:06:03.060

14 Does English have the subjunctive aspect 2015-07-10T19:22:22.730

14 "If something was" vs "If something were" 2017-04-26T12:09:47.113

12 "It's time you ..........to bed." 2014-11-04T19:42:51.160

11 Is the "doubly remote" conditional construction optional? 2015-02-24T07:30:18.973

11 If I had a daughter who (is/were/was) cute, I would be very happy 2019-06-09T07:49:20.380

10 Is this rule "If" specific? 2013-01-26T14:20:02.050

10 Use of the subjunctive versus conditional mood 2014-01-02T10:29:35.537

9 Is "considered" always followed by "as"? 2013-10-11T14:33:43.980

8 "I would love to if I can" vs. "I would love to if I could" 2013-03-19T02:50:37.850

8 We have to go. It is time we… 2015-02-08T18:10:59.000

8 "As if you have your teacher with you" 2015-07-14T07:21:35.727

8 "I'd better" or "it would be better"? 2015-12-17T15:11:15.633

8 What's the meaning of "be it" used in this sentence below? 2017-01-21T13:38:22.827

8 whether it be vs whether it is 2017-01-27T14:05:47.647

7 Oh, that he should do so! 2014-02-24T14:48:11.493

7 It is important that each player not know 2014-09-03T13:53:33.083

6 "If you were to do" compared to "If you did" 2013-06-28T01:38:31.990

6 "if the train was leaving" vs. "if the train were leaving" (indicative vs. subjunctive): difference in meaning 2014-02-24T08:41:03.027

6 What difference does it make with or without not? 2014-03-11T11:04:16.160

6 If you get up vs If you'll get up 2014-12-07T06:35:30.437

6 First and third person in second conditional exception 2014-12-14T11:28:41.627

6 Should a verb after "any" be singular or plural? 2015-11-16T12:30:57.600

6 tenses agreement haven't/ hadn't 2015-12-25T21:16:33.880

6 Usage of wish for expressing regret 2016-12-01T15:19:43.340

6 The condition that {something} be {something} . . 2017-01-03T01:35:27.937

6 Did the printer get sick or not in fact? 2017-04-05T10:03:39.210

6 "I wish I knew what was (is) wrong with my car" - which is correct? (subjunctive mood) 2020-07-05T18:31:53.713

5 Can ‘should’ be omitted, as in this case? 2013-02-12T02:26:18.143

5 subjuctive mood and tense 2013-04-07T02:50:55.917

5 It is expected that . . .? 2013-10-06T17:15:52.070

5 Does subjunctive structure always use 'that' word in the begining? How exactly it works? 2014-04-02T06:56:03.850

5 When I put 'is' instead of 'be' in: "If she be found guilty" 2014-08-16T11:41:31.117

5 Why do we use "was" for the pronoun "I" in some cases? 2014-11-01T17:58:54.127

5 Which requires he "be" injected with gamma globulin 2014-11-06T06:13:08.397

5 How about someone do something? 2015-01-06T22:42:01.243

5 "But that I knew these places are my own" - meaning? 2015-02-10T15:29:28.620

5 Difference between "would" and "will" when talking about the future 2015-04-18T20:34:14.850

5 "Would have been" Vs "Would be" 2015-05-17T06:50:07.150

5 "be" as the main verb of clause 2015-06-04T00:51:28.250

5 it feels/I feel + as if/like + tense 2016-12-23T04:12:49.467

5 "It is high time we leave" or "It is high time we left" 2018-05-11T17:29:22.940

5 'I wish I met her now .' Is this correct? 2018-09-09T03:01:53.597

5 Why "had" in "[something] we would have made had we used [something]"? 2019-03-22T07:30:15.997

4 "Could have" and "can have" in a sentence using the present tense 2013-04-14T17:20:27.047

4 "as if he had been" or "as if he were" 2014-03-31T16:55:04.703

4 difference between won't and wouldn't 2014-10-23T11:33:54.517

4 past simple vs past perfect in conditionals 2014-10-26T05:37:30.593

4 Should I use "be" in a conditional? 2014-12-05T15:13:50.343

4 Insist+ that-clause 2014-12-13T18:01:20.263

4 I'd rather something do something else -- grammar pattern 2014-12-20T14:09:39.977

4 require that X be used VS. require X to be used 2015-01-15T08:25:18.160

4 omitting "s" in subjunctive mood 2015-01-16T16:04:54.643

4 Explaining the Second Conditional and the Third Conditional in a "logical" way 2015-03-02T05:45:55.080

4 The Subjunctive in Past "as If" Sentences 2015-03-10T21:33:17.603

4 the subjunctive mood 2015-03-18T01:23:10.310

4 Should I use third conditional to form this weird regret? 2015-04-15T19:58:43.597

4 "imagine" subjunctive 2015-05-30T07:56:32.977

4 What is the difference between 'Conditionals' & 'Subjunctive mood'? 2015-08-18T16:49:09.883

4 Why 'be' and not 'is' in the line "If it be your will that I speak no more, and my voice be still as it was before"? 2016-06-29T18:30:37.913

4 "I'll go buy some tomatoes." and "I go buy some tomatoes." Which one makes more sense? 2016-07-03T07:17:04.520

4 Replacing gerund with subjunctive construction 2016-08-06T18:15:09.730

4 "I wish" in present or future? 2016-12-29T20:20:18.173

4 I Can't understand the usage of "Would" 2017-01-24T15:25:10.430

4 Is there a future in the past for the subjunctive? 2017-01-29T06:40:24.787

4 Is it ok if I drop "have"? 2017-02-05T10:02:02.770

4 What's the meaning of "to cultivate a quiet certainty that should it be needed"? 2017-03-02T19:38:45.440

4 Is the sentence "You wouldn't know if he did" grammatical/idiomatic? 2017-03-24T15:12:57.330

4 "you would try" vs "you tried" 2017-04-24T19:47:49.887

4 Why does the author use "would ask" instead of "asked" in this passage? 2019-01-28T00:14:33.773

4 Usage of "Should" With Subjunctive or Without Subjunctive 2019-02-19T14:44:35.103

3 "it be" instead of "it could/would be" 2013-01-31T09:18:04.487

3 "was" vs. "had" in "If I 'was'/'had' his age" 2013-02-28T19:27:18.640

3 "It was recommended that" + verb in present tense 2013-06-13T08:08:48.130

3 'It were far worse' - why 'were' instead of 'was'? 2013-06-22T02:29:15.140

3 Like I am / were a different person 2013-06-29T05:53:15.343

3 Correct usage of "If I were" 2013-07-12T17:43:03.760

3 Which makes a stronger suggestion: subjunctive or should clause? 2013-08-09T13:40:13.393

3 "were" instead of "was" 2013-11-09T15:24:49.950

3 Use of "were to" in English grammar 2014-01-03T12:09:38.800

3 "as if she were" vs "as if she had been" 2014-04-01T13:35:50.150

3 The authors would thank 2014-05-24T15:55:31.773

3 If "so that, in order that, in case, for fear (that),lest" introduce adverbial clause of purpose 2014-07-28T02:39:12.570

3 'as if I had' versus 'as if I have' 2014-08-02T11:19:47.367

3 Different uses of subjunctive 2014-08-06T06:38:38.950

3 Which form of verb should follow prefer? 2014-08-29T15:40:43.180

3 Second conditional or "be to do something" in an if clause? 2014-11-08T19:29:09.410

3 Omitting auxiliary "do" before "not" in coordination 2014-11-10T19:08:38.703

3 Difference between "didn't" and "hadn't" 2014-11-17T08:08:55.483

3 When do you use 'Were to Verb' as opposed to 'Past tense of Verb' for possibility? 2015-02-17T05:30:52.227

3 Can "should" be replaced with "if" in this sentence? 2015-03-02T13:32:34.420

3 calling on the West take up a more active role -- is "take up" a subjunctive? 2015-03-19T09:52:40.040

3 Why is 'might' used in interrogatives for the present? 2015-04-21T20:02:53.430

3 If he ............. shorter, he wouldn't have 2015-06-23T15:02:59.073

3 Choosing options in "The company is not doing well-isn't it time you sell/sold/selling off your shares in it?" 2015-09-20T05:33:37.947

3 "end" as verb in sentence "President Lincoln hoped that slavery would end when he gave the Gettysburg Address." 2015-09-28T13:12:33.657

3 Role of "be" in "Staff may request that a check be issued instead." 2015-11-01T06:26:12.203