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    #1

    I'd rather you come / came tomorrow.

    I'd rather you come / came tomorrow.

    Could either verb be used?

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    #2

    Re: I'd rather you come / came tomorrow.

    Yes. The present subjunctive (come) would probably be preferred by many AmE speakers, whilst most BrE speakers would tend to prefer the past subjunctive (came).

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