Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence page 222 Avancemos 2 Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence In English, after verbs that are used to influence the actions of others… …we use the infinitive or the subjunctive. His parents allow him to drive. (Infinitive) They demand that we be on time. (Subjunctive) Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence Here are those sentences in Spanish: Sus padres permiten que conduzca. Ellos exigen que estemos a tiempo. Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence Not only do you use the subjunctive after verbs that express hope… You also use it after verbs used to influence the actions of others: aconsejar insistir en prohibir dejar mandar recomendar exigir pedir sugerir Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence Sugiero que llegues temprano. The indicative is used in the independent clause because it states a fact. The subjunctive is used in the dependant clause becuase it expresses a possibility rather than a fact, and because there is a change of subject. Subjunctive With Verbs of Influence Espero que limpies el cuarto. I hope that you clean the room. Aconsejo que estudien para el examen. I advise that you all study for the test. Preferimos que no salgas esta noche. We prefer that you don’t go out tonight.