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Old July 11, 2010, 12:16 PM
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Seguro or segura?

My sentence:

"Tras leer el primer capítulo de Santa Evita por Tomás Eloy Martínez, no estoy seguro que el cuerpo de Evita Duarte Perón realmente este allí."

But one time I wrote an email to a Spanish-speaking friend and said: "No estoy seguro si viste eso la primera vez" and she wrote back and told me that it has to be "segura" because I'm female.

So, does the "que + subjunctive" make it impersonal? In my sentence about Evita, should it be "seguro" or "segura"?

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Old July 11, 2010, 12:17 PM
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Subjunctive has nothing to do with it.

"Seguro" is an adjective and it has to agree with the subject.

In both cases, since you're the one speaking, it's "segura".

And "que esté"
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Old July 11, 2010, 12:22 PM
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Thanks, Malila!! My grammar checker in Word says I'm wrong, but there is no stated subject. One of my classmates says that it is impersonal, but I wanted to check before "insisting" that I'm right (because I'm so often wrong! LOL!!) THANKS!!
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Subject is given by the conjugated verb.
What person is "estoy"?
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Subject is given by the conjugated verb.
What person is "estoy"?
Me, I am - thus "segura". I just wanted to make sure I was right before I got to bragging about it. Go watch the game, amiga!
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In that case you will have to trust more yourself.

And noway. I have many much more interesting things to do.
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My sentence:

"Tras leer el primer capítulo de Santa Evita por Tomás Eloy Martínez, no estoy seguro que el cuerpo de Evita Duarte Perón realmente este allí."

But one time I wrote an email to a Spanish-speaking friend and said: "No estoy seguro si viste eso la primera vez" and she wrote back and told me that it has to be "segura" because I'm female.

So, does the "que + subjunctive" make it impersonal? In my sentence about Evita, should it be "seguro" or "segura"?

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You need to be sure of the you are saying.
There you need use the word Segura.
Because as all the other have said you are female.
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