Conjugate irregular estar in El Presente de Subjuntivo (present subjunctive)

Estar has both regular stem and regular endings in El Presente de Subjuntivo, but most forms have an accent on the last syllable:

yo esté
estés
él / ella / Ud. esté
nosotros estemos
vosotros estéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   estén

See and listen to these examples:

Laura no quiere que yo esté triste.Laura doesn't want me to be sad.

A mi padre no le gusta que tú estés aquí.My dad doesn't like that you are here.

Espero que él esté bien.I hope he's ok.

Me alegra que estemos todos juntos.I am glad that we're all together.

Os sugiero que estéis alerta.I advise you to be alert.

Es fantástico que ellos estén a salvo.It is great that they are safe.

Remember to stress the last syllable except for the nosotros form estemos.

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Espero que él esté bien.I hope he's ok.
Es bueno que las tiendas estén abiertas hasta tarde.It's good that the shops are open until late.
Os sugiero que estéis alerta.I advise you to be alert.
Es fantástico que ellos estén a salvo.It is great that they are safe.
A mi padre no le gusta que tú estés aquí.My dad doesn't like that you are here.
Me alegra que estemos todos juntos.I am glad that we're all together.
Laura no quiere que yo esté triste.Laura doesn't want me to be sad.
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