S’imaginer

The Subjunctivisor!

Does s’imaginer require the subjunctive?

The subjunctive after s’imaginer is optional: it depends how you use the verb.

Generally speaking, you need the indicative after s’imaginer:

Par exemple…

Je m’imagine qu’elle connaît le voleur.
I imagine that she knows the thief.

But when you are hypothesizing, using the imperative, or negating s’imaginer, the subjunctive tends to be used:

Par exemple…

Imaginons-nous qu’elle connaisse le voleur.
Let us imagine / suppose that she knows the thief.

Je ne m’imagine pas qu’elle connaisse le voleur.
I don’t imagine / think that she knows the thief.

Also see imaginer

The Subjunctivisor!  |  Subjunctive lesson

Stay up to date with Lawless French!
Twitter Facebook Quora Instagram Pinterest YouTube RSS Newsletter
Quora

Any Questions?

 Get help on the forum.
  
 

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.