Why no subjective

BrianC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why no subjective

Hi, in “si bien que nous avons foncé à l'hôpital.” why did “bien que” not trigger a subjunctive? E.g.  “si bien que nous ayons foncé à l'hôpital.”   UPDATE: I see that “si bien que” means “so much so that” and doesn’t trigger a subjunctive. I was incorrectly parsing this as “bien que” meaning “although”. 

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Why no subjective

Hi, in “si bien que nous avons foncé à l'hôpital.” why did “bien que” not trigger a subjunctive? E.g.  “si bien que nous ayons foncé à l'hôpital.”   UPDATE: I see that “si bien que” means “so much so that” and doesn’t trigger a subjunctive. I was incorrectly parsing this as “bien que” meaning “although”. 

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