5 Answered Questions for the topic tiempos verbales
ir a «infinitive» vs. future tense?
There are two ways to indicate a future action, *ir a «infinitive»* and the future tense. How do I decide which to use when? Is one form more common when spoken or in writing? Is there a... more
Is "me gustas" ever correct, e.g. to say "I like you"?
We have been taught that 'gustar' is an unusual verb and that you only ever use 'gusta' or 'gustan' depending on whether you like singular or plural things.Would you use 'me gustas' to say 'I like... more
Difference between -iera and -iese ending of the imperfect subjunctive?
There are two forms of the imperfect subjunctve in use, for example, pudiera, pudieras, pudiera, pudiéramos, pudierais, pudieranand pudiese, pudieses, pudiese, pudiésemos, pudieseis,... more
When should the subjunctive be used after "mientras"?
When should *mientras* or *mientras que* be followed by the subjunctive and when by the indicative? In both cases, how is *mientras* usually translated?
Infinitivo compuesto' to express actions in the past which did not happen?
In my book 'Gramatica de uso del Espanol C1-C2', unit 71 is dedicated to `infinitivo`, and there are two sentences using `infinitivo compuesto`: > No quereis ir? **Haberlo pensado**... more