The use of the subjunctive after cuando in Spanish

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The use of the subjunctive after cuando

We use cuando (when) with the subjunctive tense to express future actions. It can be formed in two ways:

  • Cuando + subjunctive + future tense:

Cuando llegue a la estación te llamaré llegar, subj. presente.

When I get to the station, I'll call you.

Cuando esté en el hotel hablaré con Ana estar, subj. presente.

When I'm at the hotel, I'll talk to Ana.

  • Cuando + subjunctive + imperative:

Cuando vayas a la estación, llámame ir, subj. presente.

When you go to the station, call me.

Cuando vengas a Madrid, ven a casa venir, subj. presente.

When you come to Madrid, drop by my place.

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