Subjunctive or indicative with the verb esperer

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Subjunctive or indicative with the verb esperer

The corrections give the options of both subjunctive and indicative conjugation following the verb "esperer". Can you clarify? Thanks

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Espérer takes the indicative in general. The subjunctive is used if the uncertainty of the wish is to be underlined.

Subjunctive or indicative with the verb esperer

The corrections give the options of both subjunctive and indicative conjugation following the verb "esperer". Can you clarify? Thanks

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