I have the same question about haïr. Why is it wrong? Thanks. K

K

Kwiziq community member

31 July 2017

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I have the same question about haïr. Why is it wrong? Thanks. K

This relates to:
Aimer que / détester que + Le Subjonctif = to like / hate that -

Ron

Kwiziq community member

8 August 2017

8/08/17

Bonjour K, Here is a link to the «Subjunctivisor» on this site. I searched it and was unable to locate haïr as a verb that needs the subjunctive; however, Aurèlie gave a response that indicates yes: «The answer is yes: haïr is a synonym of détester, though less commonly used nowadays, and just like détester, will be followed by Le Subjonctif: Je hais que tu sois si parfait ! I hate that you are so perfect! » Bonne chance ! Ron

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

9 August 2017

9/08/17

Bonjour K ! You are right: "haïr" and "détester" are indeed synonyms in this context. Thanks to you, I've now updated the question to accept this alternate correct answer: "Nous ne haïssons pas qu'elle soit là." Merci et à bientôt !

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