Si versud que

EmanuelC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Si versud que

It seems to me that when conditional is used que takes on a similar function as si.

Could we replace que with si?

E.g.

No estaría bien que tuvieses tanto tiempo libre.

No estaría bien si tengas/tuvieras tanto tiempo libre.

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Emanuel

Very good observation!

You can, but only with the Imperfect subjunctive, not the Present subjunctive.

Original sentence:

No estaría bien que tuvieses tanto tiempo libre.

Also:

No estaría bien que/ si tuvieras tanto tiempo libre.

but not:

No estaría bien si tengas tanto tiempo libre. (incorrect)

After conditional "si" you cannot use the present subjunctive.

Saludos

Inma

Si versud que

It seems to me that when conditional is used que takes on a similar function as si.

Could we replace que with si?

E.g.

No estaría bien que tuvieses tanto tiempo libre.

No estaría bien si tengas/tuvieras tanto tiempo libre.

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