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"In case" is a conjunction which is often translated as "por si acaso", and "subjunctive" is a noun which is often translated as "el subjuntivo". Learn more about the difference between "in case" and "subjunctive" below.
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (if)
a. por si acaso
In case you didn't know, they've canceled classes because of the snowstorm.Por si acaso no lo sabías, cancelaron las clases a causa de la tormenta de nieve.
2. (as a precaution)
a. por si
You'd better take a coat in case it gets cold out.Te conviene llevar un abrigo por si refresca.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
3. (in the event of; used with "of")
a. en caso de
In case of emergency, break this window.En caso de emergencia, rompa esta ventana.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el subjuntivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Write all of the verbs in this exercise in the subjunctive.Escribe todos los verbos de este ejercicio en subjuntivo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. subjuntivo
I'm having trouble learning the subjunctive mood in Spanish.Me cuesta aprender el modo subjuntivo del español.
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