Russian Conjunctions: 2 Ways Of Using ЧТОБЫ

ЧТОБЫ is one of Russian conjunctions that is used with verbs of desire, intention, request, or instruction.

1) If the subject of the purpose clause is the same as the subject of the main clause, ЧТОБЫ is followed by an infinitive.
2) When the main clause and the subordinate clause have different subjects, ЧТОБЫ is used with the past-tense form of the verb.

Russian Conjunctions: how to use ЧТОБЫ - past or infinitive?

Ex. 1. Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.

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