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Il est évident que

Il est évident que - French subjunctive?

Does il est évident que take the French subjunctive?

Yes and no!

Il est évident que is followed by the French subjunctive only in negative sentences and in questions with inversion.
In affirmative sentences, the verb is conjugated in the indicative.


Il est évident que – C’est évident que – It’s obvious that – It’s evident that

Affirmative: Il est évident que ce tableau vaut autant d’argent.
It is obvious that this painting is worth so much money.

Negation: Il n’est pas évident que ce tableau vaille autant d’argent.
It is not obvious that this painting is worth so much money.

Question with inversion: Est-il évident que ce tableau vaille autant d’argent ?
Is it obvious that this painting is worth so much money?

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Comprendre que
To understand that

Considérer que
To consider that

Dire que
To say that

Espérer que
To hope that

Estimer que
To estimate that

Être convaincu (convaincue) que
To be convinced that

Être sûr (sûre) que
To be sure that

Il me semble que
It seems to me that

Prétendre que
To pretend that

Savoir que
To know that

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