Allen Yu
Which one ? It is important that he come on time. It is important that he comes on time. Which one is correct?
Aug 11, 2014 1:01 PM
Answers · 2
Your first sentence is correct although you will hear native speakers use both forms. This is an example of the subjunctive mood, which many native speakers don't use consistently. See here for an explanation:
August 11, 2014
"It is important that he comes on time" is grammatically correct, though "arrives" would be better than "comes" usually.
August 11, 2014
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