The subjunctive is a grammatical mood. Many languages use subjunctive verb forms to indicate varying degrees of uncertainty and unreality.
It is sometimes difficult to distinguish subjunctive in English because the verb form is identical to forms in the indicative mood. In some other…
I don’t know why the hell people insist on talking about a subjunctive in English. We really don’t have one, except for the was/were thing in the 2nd conditional.
I think that secretly people talk about the subjunctive just cause it makes them feel smarter to talk about some obscure bullshit that doesn’t matter.
But then again, who am I? Just some trilingual professional language guy…
(Source: grammarly.com, via grammarlyblog)