ait vs soit

Lee

Kwiziq community member

4 November 2016

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ait vs soit

I don't understand why "for fear there will be a gas leak" uses "ait" instead of "soit" -- what's the general rule? I know a person "has" hunger or thirst but in this case there's no person involved...

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

4 November 2016

4/11/16

Bonjour Lee ! In French, to say "there is/there are", you use the expression "il y a" (literally: 'it has there'). Have a look at the lesson: https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/how-to-say-there-is-or-there-are-il-y-a À bientôt !

Lee

Kwiziq community member

4 November 2016

4/11/16

Oh yeah... dumb of me. I just didn't recognize it in the subjunctive. Thanks.

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