"It is not necessary that"

TerriC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"It is not necessary that"

(I'm afraid I can't remember the French question, but this was how I read it in English.)Why is this in the subjunctive? It seems to me to be a fact that the obligation is not needed. Thanks for the explanation. 

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team member
Will need more context Terri....
ChrisC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

The required translation is il est inutile que tu m'attendes - the question is why is this in the subjunctive? It's not exactly a superlative? It is a matter of opinion though, is that the key?

"It is not necessary that"

(I'm afraid I can't remember the French question, but this was how I read it in English.)Why is this in the subjunctive? It seems to me to be a fact that the obligation is not needed. Thanks for the explanation. 

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