Past Perfect Subjunctive – Exercises

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Exercises

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  1. Me enfadaría si Raquel y tú con retraso.[I would be annoyed if you and Raquel had come late.]|2nd person plural → hubierais llegado
  2. Seguro que yo te hasta el fin del mundo.[I’m sure that I would have followed you to the end of the world.]|1st person singular → hubiera seguido
  3. Imagínate que tus amigos no te .[Imagine if your friends hadn’t called you.]|3rd person plural → hubiesen llamado
  4. Nos habríamos disgustado si la escuela no nos .[We would have been annoyed if the school hadn’t informed us.]|3rd person singular → hubiese avisado
  5. Me gustaría que vosotros antes.[I wish that you had come sooner.]|2nd person plural → hubierais venido

Complete the gaps with the past perfect subjunctive of the verbs in brackets.

  1. No te lo dije porque te (preocupar) .[I didn’t tell you because you would have worried.]|2nd person singular of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubieras/hubieses) + main verb participle|-ar becomes -ado in the participle: preocupar → preocupado
  2. Os habríais enterado si (aparecer)  antes.[You would have known about it if you had appeared sooner.]|2nd person plural of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubierais/hubieseis) + main verb participle|-ir becomes -ido in the participle: aparecer → aparecido
  3. Seguro que nosotros (disfrutar)  como niños.[I’m sure that we would have really enjoyed ourselves.]|1st person plural of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubiéramos/hubiésemos) + main verb participle|-ar becomes -ado in the participle: disfrutar → disfrutado
  4. Os contarían el secreto si (enterarse) .[They would tell you the secret if they had found it out.]|3rd person plural of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubieran/hubiesen) + main verb participle|the reflexive pronoun (se) comes before haber|-ar becomes -ado in the participle: enterar → enterado
  5. Habría asistido al congreso si (saber)  quién era el ponente.[I would have attended the conference if I had known who the speaker was.]|1st person singular of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubiera/hubiese) + main verb participle|-er becomes -ido in the participle: saber → sabido

Complete the gaps with the past perfect subjunctive of the verbs in brackets.

  1. Me habría gustado que la banda (componer)  una canción para mí.[I would have liked it if the band had composed a song for me.]|3rd person singular of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubiera/hubiese) + main verb participle|irregular participle: componer → compuesto
  2. Aunque no nos gusta esta película, la (ver)  de todos modos.[Although we don’t like this film, we would have watched it anyway.]|1st person plural of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubiéramos/hubiésemos) + main verb participle|irregular participle: ver → visto
  3. Te habríamos traído a casa si lo (pedir) .[We would have brought you home if you had asked.]|2nd person singular of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubieras/hubieses) + main verb participle|-ir becomes -ido in the participle: pedir → pedido
  4. No podrías odiarles aunque (hacer)  lo mismo.[You couldn’t hate them even if they had done the same.]|3rd person plural of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubieran/hubiesen) + main verb participle|irregular participle: hacer → hecho
  5. Yo (poner)  más comida si (saber)  que venía tanta gente.[I would have put out more food if I had known that so many people would come.]|1st person singular of haber in imperfect subjunctive (hubiera/hubiese) + main verb participle|1. irregular participle: poner → puesto|2. regular participle: saber → sabido