The Subjunctivisor!

Does comprendre require the subjunctive?

Comprendre may require the subjunctive, depending on whether it is used affirmatively, negatively, or interrogatively:

Par exemple…

Je comprends qu’il ment constamment.
I understand that he lies constantly.

Je ne comprends pas qu’il mente constamment.
I don’t understand how he can lie constantly. / I can’t conceive of how it’s possible for him to lie constantly.

Comprenez-vous qu’il mente constamment ?
Do you  understand how he can lie / how it’s possible for him to lie constantly?

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