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    present subjunctive

    i need to rewrite these sentences in the present subjunctive and this is driving me crazy:

    their decision that he should be promoted is a good one
    > their decision that he be promoted is a good one

    whether the referee is right or not, the decision cannot be overturned
    > the decison whether the referee be right or not, cannot be overturned

    she insisted that I didn't talk to anyone else about what I saw
    >she insisted that I talk not to....

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    Re: present subjunctive

    Quote Originally Posted by ozma- View Post
    i need to rewrite these sentences in the present subjunctive and this is driving me crazy:

    their decision that he should be promoted is a good one
    > their decision that he be promoted is a good one

    whether the referee is right or not, the decision cannot be overturned
    > the decison whether the referee be right or not, cannot be overturned

    she insisted that I didn't talk to anyone else about what I saw
    >she insisted that I talk not to....
    > Their decision that he be promoted is a good one.


    > the decison whether the referee be right or not, cannot be overturned "Whether it be right or not, the decision of the referee cannot be overturned".

    she insisted that I didn't talk to anyone else about what I saw
    >she insisted that I talk not to.... "She insisted that I not talk to..."

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