After verbs and expressions of doubt

After verbs and expressions of doubt - are used in the...

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After verbs and expressions of doubt, denial, and disbelief The subjunctive is used after verbs and expressions of doubt, denial, and disbelief. When doubt is  negated, certainty or probability exists and the indicative tenses (present,  passé composé,  imperfect,  future) are used. Many verbs and expressions show certainty and probability. When these verbs and  expressions, shown in Table 2
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Unformatted text preview: , are used in the negative or the interrogative, they imply uncertainty or doubt and require the subjunctive. TABLE 2 The Subjunctive and the Indicative after Impersonal Expressions Expressions of Certainty: Use the Subjunctive after Them Expressions of Uncertainty: Use the Indicative after Them je sais (I know) je doute (I doubt) je ne sais pas (I do not know)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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