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Il est (important) que + Le Subjonctif = It is (important) for (someone) to ...

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Il est important que l'on agisse de façon responsable.It is important for us to act responsibly.

Il est important que les enfants ne fassent pas de bêtises.It's important for the children not to misbehave.

Il est nécessaire que tu comprennes cette leçon.It's necessary for you to understand this lesson.

When using expressions for general opinion such as It is (important) for [someone]  to [do something], in French you will use the structure:

Il est [adjectif] que + Subjonctif présent

 

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Il est inutile que tu sois là.There's no point you being there.
Il est nécessaire que tu comprennes cette leçon.It's necessary for you to understand this lesson.
Il est important que l'on agisse de façon responsable.It is important for us to act responsibly.
Il est important que les enfants ne fassent pas de bêtises.It's important for the children not to misbehave.
Il est important que nous fassions tous notre devoir de mémoire.It's important for us all to do our duty of remembrance.
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