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Empezar Subjunctive Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to start, to begin

Verb Chart: Empezar Subjunctive Tense



(So that) I begin



(So that) we begin

(Juana, Juan)


(So that) you begin


(informal Spain)


(So that) you all begin


(Sra./Dr. García)


(So that) he/she/you begin



(So that) they/you all begin

Empezar Subjunctive Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Subjunctive Tense

Empezar Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es crucial que yo empiece a organizar mi tiempo mejor.
It’s crucial that I start to organize my time better.
2. Quiero que tú empieces a aprender un nuevo idioma.
I want you to start learning a new language.
3. Espero que él empiece a tomar su salud en serio.
I hope he starts taking his health seriously.
4. Deseo que ella empiece a ver la vida con más optimismo.
I wish she starts to see life more optimistically.
5. Es importante que usted empiece a ahorrar dinero para el futuro.
It’s important that you start saving money for the future.
6. Ojalá que nosotros empecemos a vivir de manera más sostenible.
Hopefully, we start living in a more sustainable way.
7. Prefiero que vosotros empecéis a utilizar transporte público. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I prefer that you all start using public transportation.
8. Es vital que ellos empiecen a respetar las diferencias culturales.
It’s vital that they start respecting cultural differences.
9. Quiero que ellas empiecen a creer en sí mismas.
I want them to start believing in themselves.
10. Sugiero que ustedes empiecen el día con una actitud positiva.
I suggest that you start the day with a positive attitude.