Estar Subjunctive Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to be (temporary)

Verb Chart: Estar Subjunctive Tense

Yo

esté

(So that) I am

Nosotros

estemos

(So that) we am

(Juana, Juan)

estés

(So that) you am

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

estéis

(So that) you all am

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

esté

(So that) he/she/you am

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

estén

(So that) they/you all am

Estar Subjunctive Tense Practice

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Subjunctive Tense

Estar Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es importante que yo esté presente en todos los eventos familiares.
It’s important that I be present at all family events.
2. Quiero que tú estés tranquilo durante el examen.
I want you to be calm during the exam.
3. Es necesario que él esté atento a las instrucciones.
It’s necessary that he be attentive to the instructions.
4. Espero que ella esté feliz con los resultados.
I hope that she is happy with the results.
5. Deseo que usted esté seguro de su decisión.
I wish that you be sure of your decision.
6. Es bueno que nosotros estemos comprometidos con el proyecto.
It’s good that we are committed to the project.
7. Os aconsejo que estéis preparados para el cambio. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I advise you to be prepared for the change.
8. Quiero que ellos estén listos a tiempo para la salida.
I want them to be ready on time for the departure.
9. Es vital que ellas estén informadas sobre sus derechos.
It’s vital that they are informed about their rights.
10. Recomiendo que ustedes estén atentos a las actualizaciones del software.
I recommend that you be attentive to the software updates.
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