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Poder Subjunctive Tense

Empower your Spanish by learning to express ability or possibility with poder in the Subjunctive Tense, featuring comprehensive guides and practical applications. Unlock your potential at our poder conjugation page and explore the power of Spanish conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to be able to, can

Verb Chart: Poder Subjunctive Tense



(So that) I can



(So that) we can

(Juana, Juan)


(So that) you can


(informal Spain)


(So that) you all can


(Sra./Dr. García)


(So that) he/she/you can



(So that) they/you all can

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Poder Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es esencial que yo pueda balancear mi vida personal con mi carrera.
It’s essential that I can balance my personal life with my career.
2. Quiero que tú puedas alcanzar tus metas este año.
I want you to be able to achieve your goals this year.
3. Es importante que él pueda expresarse claramente en otro idioma.
It’s important that he can express himself clearly in another language.
4. Espero que ella pueda viajar y explorar nuevas culturas.
I hope that she can travel and explore new cultures.
5. Deseo que usted pueda encontrar la felicidad en las pequeñas cosas.
I wish that you can find happiness in the small things.
6. Es bueno que nosotros podamos contribuir a nuestra comunidad.
It’s good that we can contribute to our community.
7. Os aconsejo que podáis dedicar tiempo a vuestros hobbies. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I advise you to be able to dedicate time to your hobbies.
8. Quiero que ellos puedan superar cualquier obstáculo que enfrenten.
I want them to be able to overcome any obstacle they face.
9. Es vital que ellas puedan acceder a una educación de calidad.
It’s vital that they can access quality education.
10. Recomiendo que ustedes puedan hacer una pausa y reflexionar sobre sus logros.
I recommend that you can take a break and reflect on your achievements.