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¿Por qué ________ Samuel al teatro si siempre se duerme? (ir) (conditional)

iría


Why did Samuel go to the theater if you always sleep?

¿Quién _________ hacer tal cosa? (poder)


(conditional)

podría


Who could do such a thing?

Nosotros no _________ esta noche. (salir)


(conditional)

saldríamos


We would not go out tonight.

Él __________ pero él no quiere. (venir)


(conditional)

vendría


He would come but he doesn't want to.

¿Dónde les __________ salir esta noche? (gustar)


(conditional)

gustaría


Where would they like to go out tonight?

Yo ________ esa película. (ver)


(conditional)

vería


I'd see that movie.

Los niños y sus padres ________ pronto. (regresar) (conditional)

regresarían


The children and their parents would return soon.

¿Cuánto me __________ ud. por mi libro? (dar)


(conditional)

daría


How much would you give me for my book?

Yo sabía que ella __________. (entender)


(conditional)

entendería


I knew she would understand.

Ellos _________ temprano. (acostarse)


(conditional)

se acostarían


They go to bed early.

¿Qué _________ uds. ? (decir)


(conditional)

dirían


What would you say?

Laura dijo que ________ mañana. (llegar)


(conditional)

llegaría


Laura said it would arrive tomorrow.

¿________ luz sin electricidad? (haber)


(conditional)

habría


Would there be light without electricity?


El director insistió en que ________ un editorial sobre el accidente nuclear. (haber)


(imperfect subjunctive)

hubiera (The imperfect subjunctive of hay)


The editor-in-chief insisted that there be an editorial about the nuclear accident.

Fue dudoso que mi sobrino me _____ la verdad; fue posible que _______. (decir/mentir)


(imperfect subjunctive)

dijera, mintiera
It was doubtful that my niece told me the truth; it was possible that she lied to me

Fue bueno que nosotros la _________. (llamar)


(imperfect subjunctive)

llamáramos
It was good that we called her

Era una lástima que ella no _______ bien anoche. (sentirse) (imperfect subjunctive)

se sintiera
It was a shame that she didn't feel well last night

Fue urgente que la ambulancia ______ dentro de cinco minutos. (llegar) (imperfect subjunctive)

llegara
It was urgent that the ambulance arrive within five minutes

Sería bueno que uds. _________. (mejorarse)


(imperfect subjunctive)

se mejoraran
It would be good that you get better

Sería necesario que los turistas _________ mucha agua en las montañas. (tomar)


(imperfect subjunctive)

tomaran
It would be necessary that the tourists drink a lot of water in the mountains

Sería dudoso que nosotros _________ a México este año. (viajar) (imperfect subjunctive)

viajáramos
It would be doubtful that we travel to Mexico this year

Fue posible que Beatriz e Isabel ________ en Italia. (quedarse) (imperfect subjunctive)

se quedaran
It was possible that Beatriz and Isabel stayed in Italy

Era imposible que no _________ tráfico hoy. (haber) (imperfect subjunctive)

hubiera
It was impossible that there was no traffic today

¿Fue posible que uds. ________ a mi hermana? (conocer) (imperfect subjunctive)

conocieran
Was it possible that you knew my sister?

Era importante que _______ mi horóscopo. (leer)


(imperfect subjunctive)

leyera


It was important for me to read my horoscope.

El reportero dudaba que el informante _______ la verdad. (decir) (imperfect subjunctive)

dijera


The reporter doubted that the informant was telling the truth.

El periodista quería que ____________ la sala para entrevista. (arreglar) (imperfect subjunctive)

arregláramos


The journalist wanted us to arrange the living room for the interview.

El gobierno prohibió que _______________ esa información en el artículo. (poder)


(imperfect subjunctive)

pusiéramos


The government prohibited us from putting that information in the article.

El reportero _____________ que _______________ su artículo. (sorprenderse / publicar) Present



se sorprende / publiquen


Present indicative / present subjunctive


The reporter is surprised that they will publish his article. (future situation)

El reportero _____________ que _______________ su artículo. (sorprenderse / publicar) Past

se sorprendió / publicaran


Preterite / imperfect subjunctive


The reporter was surprised that they published his article. (past situation)

No __________ nadie que __________ escuchar el noticiero. (haber / querer) Present

hay / quiera


Present indicative / present subjunctive


There is no one who wants to listen to the newscast. (present uncertainty)


No __________ nadie que __________ escuchar el noticiero. (haber / querer) Past

había / quisiera


Imperfect indicative / imperfect subjunctive


There was no one who wanted to listen to the newscast. (past)

______ los titulares en la Internet antes de que se ______ en la televisión. (leer / dar) Present

Leo / den


Present indicative / present subjunctive


I read the headlines on the Internet before they are given on television. (present)

______ los titulares en la Internet antes de que se ______ en la televisión. (leer / dar) Past

Leía / dieran


Imperfect indicative / imperfect subjunctive


I used to read the headlines on the Internet before they were given on television. (past)

_________ que los críticos ________ más simpáticos. (querer / ser) Present

Quiero / sean


Present indicative / Present subjunctive


I want the critics to be nicer. (present wish)

_________ que los críticos ________ más simpáticos. (querer / ser) Past

Quería / fueran


Imperfect indicative / imperfect subjunctive


I wanted the critics to be nicer. (past)


Felipe habla como si siempre _________ razón. (tener)

tuviera


imperfect subjunctive


Felipe talks as if he always were right.


[Use the imperfect subjunctive with como si (as if)]

¡No me mires como si yo _________ idiota! (ser)

fuera


imperfect subjunctive


Don't look at me as if I were an idiot!


[Use the imperfect subjunctive with como si (as if)]

¡Ojalá (que) el comentarista __________ mejor las noticias! (explicar)

explicara


imperfect subjunctive


I wish the commentator would explain the news better.


(Use the imperfect subjunctive with ojalá when it means I wish)

¡Ojalá (que) no _____________ mi telenovela favorita! (cancelar)

cancelaran


imperfect subjunctive


I wish they wouldn't cancel my favorite soap opera!


(Use the imperfect subjunctive with ojalá when it means I wish)

________ leer la primera plana. (querer)

Quisiera


imperfect subjunctive


I would like to read the front page.



(You can also use the imperfect subjunctive to make polite requests or statements using the forms of verbs querer, poder and deber.)

¿__________ darme la sección deportiva? (poder)

Puderias


imperfect subjunctive


Could you give me the sports section?



(You can also use the imperfect subjunctive to make polite requests or statements using the forms of verbs querer, poder and deber.)

____________ escribir una carta al director. (deber)

Debiéramos


imperfect subjunctive


We should write a letter to the editor.



(You can also use the imperfect subjunctive to make polite requests or statements using the forms of verbs querer, poder and deber.)