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Why is "Je veux que je passe" not acceptable?
Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Frank, 

You would only use vouloir que when you have two different subjects in the clauses -

Je veux qu'elle donne ... = I want her to give ...

Il veut qu'ils arrivent He wants them to arrive 

etc.

When the subject is the same person you will use 

Je veux donner = I want to give

Il veut arriver = He wants to arrive 

Hope this helps!

 

OnaolapoC1Kwiziq community member

Hello Frank!

I noticed a typo on Cécile's answer but I couldn't figure out how to reply to her directly. I quoted the section below:

"When the subject is the same person you will use 

Je veux donner = He wants to give"

Shouldn't Je veux donner = I want to give?

Many thanks!

CécileKwiziq team member

Thank you,  Onaolapo, I have now corrected my mistake ….

Bonne Continuation!

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