Check the following sentence

I hope this email finds you well

Isn't it expressing a desire and therefore find should be in the subjunctive mood and therefore drop the third person "s"?

I translated it from Spanish, my native language, where the verb find is in the subjunctive mood.

  • We don't really use "hope" in the subjunctive mood in English! I'm not sure if there is a good reason for this, hopefully someone will know the answer if there is!
    – BadZen
    Sep 9, 2020 at 4:20


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