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The form for the Present Perfect Subjunctive is the required 3-part formula.

The Present Perfect subjunctive is formed in the same way we form the Present Perfect in the Indicative. We need a conjugation of the verb Haber and a past participle. The only difference is that we conjugate Haber in the present Subjunctive.



él, ella, usted


ellos, ellas, ustedes

haya hayas haya hayamos hayan

But we still use the same past participles as we do for the regular present perfect:

Espero que ellos hayan llegado a tiempo. I hope that they arrived (have arrived) on time.
Siento que el gato de Ana se haya muerto. I'm sorry that Ana's cat died.
Me alegro de que Eric haya ganado el premio este año. I'm glad that Eric won the prize this year.

We use the present perfect subjunctive when we want to express a reaction to something that has happened (already).




Subject #1 (indicative verb)



(Expression of emotion or value judgement from the WEIRDO categories)



This is the conjunction necessary to introduce the subjunctive clause

Subject #2 + verb in the Present Perfect subjunctive


(something that has happened already in the past)