Why do the examples in this lesson include the sentence, "Vive le vent, vive le vent"? How does this illustrate the subjontif?

MikeB2Kwiziq community member

Why do the examples in this lesson include the sentence, "Vive le vent, vive le vent"? How does this illustrate the subjontif?

Asked 7 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Mike, 

‘Vive La France’ is probably the common example of this use of the subjunctive ...

It should be ‘Que vive la France’ ( long live France ) which denotes a wish...

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

"Vive" is the subjonctif.

MikeB2Kwiziq community member

Aha.  Thanks to Cecile and Chris.

Why do the examples in this lesson include the sentence, "Vive le vent, vive le vent"? How does this illustrate the subjontif?

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