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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joel-Iowan

"Je veux qu'elle ferme ce livre."

April 6, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joel-Iowan

I want that she closes that book is nonsense!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/votears

The audio doesnt sound correct


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jonny_v.B

why is the infinitive not used for to close?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zygiella

Because word by word translated it is "I want that she closes that book" and then you use the 3ps form.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/steadybear

Someone who knows more can correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that after a conjunction, in this case "que", the next verb has to be conjugated as normal. You also see this in the "I live to eat and eat to live." sentence that sometimes gets asked.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/knovs

Je lui veux fermer ce livre?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DmytroShkr

It is my feeling that ferme here is in the Subjunctive Mood

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