Does this mean that these commands always use the subjunctive cSe

Does this mean that these commands always use the subjunctive cSe

Asked 4 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Robin,

Not sure if it is useful to learn the imperative of these verbs by comparing them with their subjunctive forms as Jim rightly says they convey totally different things.

 

 

JimC1

It doesn't follow the pattern in the case of savoir (See nous).

The imperative mood is used to give instruction or command or orders.

The subjunctive mood is used to indicate uncertainty / doubt / emotion / desire.

So given that it does not follow at least in the case of savoir (nous) then I would say that it does not mean that "these commands always use use the subjunctive" 

Yes, nous sachons is the exception of the exception. Go figure! :)

Does this mean that these commands always use the subjunctive cSe

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