Plutôt que

The Subjunctivisor!

Does plutôt que require the subjunctive?

Yes, plutôt que requires the subjunctive:

Par exemple…

Je préfère sortir plutôt que nous ne regardions la télé pendant des heures.
I’d rather go out than watch TV for hours.

Why ne? It’s the ne explétif

The Subjunctivisor!  |  Subjunctive lesson

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