The Subjunctivisor!

Does nier require the subjunctive?

Yes, nier requires the subjunctive:

Par exemple…

Il nie que le livre soit à lui.
He denies that the book is his.

Il ne nie pas que le livre ne soit à lui.
He doesn’t deny that the book is his.

Why ne soit à lui? It’s the ne explétif

The Subjunctivisor!  |  Subjunctive lesson

Stay up to date with Lawless French

Any Questions?

 Ask away in the comments section below or start a conversation on any of the Lawless French social media pages.

More Lawless French

 Subscribe to my twice-weekly newsletter.

Support Lawless French

  This free website is created with love and a great deal of work.

If you love it, please consider making a one-time or monthly donation.

Your support is entirely optional but tremendously appreciated.