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"Je veux qu'elle ferme ce livre."

April 6, 2013

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I want that she closes that book is nonsense!

April 6, 2013

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The audio doesnt sound correct

June 27, 2013

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why is the infinitive not used for to close?

July 5, 2013

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

July 25, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

July 19, 2013

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Je lui veux fermer ce livre?

April 6, 2013

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

August 11, 2013
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