English has three main forms or moods.
The indicative, the imperative and the subjunctive.
The indicative asks questions or states facts, the imperative gives commands or requests and the subjunctive, which refers to possibilities.
The subjunctive will use the root or stem of the verb and is more noticeable when using the third person singular.
For example, I suggest that she accept our terms.
Note that the verb form would normally be ‘accepts’.
Remember, the subjunctive is often used to emphasise urgency or importance and can sound very formal.
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