ait vs soit

LeeC1

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...
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star
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: Il y a = There is, There are À bientôt !
LeeC1
Oh yeah... dumb of me. I just didn't recognize it in the subjunctive. Thanks.

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...

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