le fait que + indicative or subjunctive ?

TomC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

le fait que + indicative or subjunctive ?

In the passage we have both

'du fait qu'il est le seul'

and

'le fait qu'il n'y ait pas de jeu'

and I wonder why one is indicative and one subjunctive?

Asked 7 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Tom,

Actually, you can use either the indicative or the subjunctive in both these sentences although it seems a little odd given that we are talking about a fact, so it was a matter of preference by the author.

Bonne Continuation!

 

le fait que + indicative or subjunctive ?

In the passage we have both

'du fait qu'il est le seul'

and

'le fait qu'il n'y ait pas de jeu'

and I wonder why one is indicative and one subjunctive?

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