Portuguese/Present subjunctive tense regular verbs

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Present Subjuntivo (O presente do subjuntivo) is used to show that some idea or action is hypothetical. It is also used to express desire, emotion, improbability, give commands, and in impersonal expressions to express opinion (i.e. É bom que ele seja.)

Example: Eu quero que tu me tragas um garfo. -> I want you to bring me a fork.


Presente do Conjuntivo is formed from the singular first person of Presente do Indicativo's radical, plus the following desinencies:

-ar present subjunctive regular verbs[edit]

that I speak que eu fal e
that you (singular, inf.) speak que tu fal es
that he speaks
(also ela, você)
que ele fal e
that we speak que nós fal
that you (f) speak que vós fal
that they speak
(also elas, vocês)
que eles fal em

-er and -ir present subjunctive regular verbs[edit]

that I eat que eu com a
that you (s,inf) eat que tu com as
that he eats
(also ela, você)
que ele com a
that we eat que nós com
that you (f) eat que vós com
that they eat
(also elas, vocês)
que eles com am