Il est évident / C’est évident

The Subjunctivisor!

Does il est évident / c’est évident require the subjunctive?

Il est évident / C’est évident may require the subjunctive, depending on whether it is used affirmatively, negatively, or interrogatively:

Par exemple…

Il est évident / C’est évident qu’ils savent ce qui s’est passé.
It’s obvious that they know what happened.

Il n’est pas évident / Ce n’est pas évident qu’ils sachent ce qui s’est passé.
It’s not obvious that they know what happened.

Est-il évident / Est-ce évident qu’ils sachent ce qui s’est passé ?
Is it obvious that they know what happened?

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