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Le subjonctif

Ash D.C1Kwiziq community member

Le subjonctif

Bonjour! Pourquoi cette phrase elle ne s'utilise pas le subjonctif?:

 

Avant même que nous n'entrions dans le village pittoresque,...

Asked 1 month ago
Maarten K.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Ash, 

It does use the subjunctive . ‘Nous …. entrions’ is the subjunctive present conjugation with ‘ nous ‘ of the regular er verb ‘ entrer ‘. 

Not to be confused with the imparfait, which uses the same word/is spelt the same way. 

The last link is to an answer related to this phrase as well, covering the use of present rather than past subjunctive.

https://www.lawlessfrench.com/verb-conjugations/entrer/

 Conjugate regular verbs in the subjunctive present in French (Le Subjonctif Présent)

 writing exercise, "The town of Gruyères", grammatical point

Le subjonctif

Bonjour! Pourquoi cette phrase elle ne s'utilise pas le subjonctif?:

 

Avant même que nous n'entrions dans le village pittoresque,...

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