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The Past Subjunctive

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How do you form the Past Subjunctive? Dropping the -ron ending from the ustedes/ellos/ellas form of the preterite + adding the past subjunctive endings.
Past Subjunctive Endings? -ra -ras -ra -ramos -rais -ran
What changes in the stem of the Nosotros form? last letter of the stem before the subjunctive endings has an accent to the right (á,é,í,ó,ú). (example: caminá-ramos)
Stem Changing in the preterite form in (ustedes, ellos, ellas) changes in ALL past subjunctive forms. Which verbs? pedir, sentir, dormir, influir, saber, ir/ser
Pedir in the Past Subjunctive Forms pidiera, pidieras, pidiera, pidiéramos, pidierais, pidieran
conjugate sentir sintiera, sintieras, sintiera, sintiéramos, sintierais, sintieran
dormir durmiera, durmieras, durmiera, durmiéramos, durmierais, durmieran
influir influyera, influyeras, influyera, influyéramos, influyerais, influyeran
saber supiera, supieras, supiera, supiéramos, supierais, supieran
ir/ser fuera, fueras, fuera, fuéramos, fuerais, fueran
What are the alternative set of endings? -se, -ses, -se, -semos, -seis, -sen
Uses? Same as the Present Subjunctive, except the point of reference is in the past. When Verb in the main clause is in the past, subordinate clause will be in the past subjunctive.
Which expression is always followed by the past subjunctive? como si (as if)
With wich verb is the Past Subjunctive commonly used? querer (to make polite requests, to express wishes, or to soften statements).
Created by: jessi3996