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Doubt vs certainty

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The expression ojalá means I hope or I wish. It is always followed by the _____ subjunctive
Expressions of doubt, disbelief, or denial The _____ is always used in a subordinate clause when there is a change of subject and the expression in the main clause implies negation or uncertainty. subjunctive
Dudar to doubt
Negar (e:ie) to deny No creer
No es cierto it’s not true; it’s not certain
No es verdad it’s not true
Es imposible it’s impossible
Es improbable it’s improbable
(no) es posible it’s (not ) possible
(no) es probable it’s (not) probable
The _____ is used in a subordinate clause when there is no doubt or uncertainty in the main clause. indicative
Expressions of certainty No dudar not to doubt
No cabe duda de there is no doubt
No hay duda de there is no doubt
No negar (ne:ie) not to deny
Creer to believe
Estar segura/a (de) to be sure
Es cierto it’s true; it’s certain
Es seguro it’s certain
Es verdad it’s true
Es obvio it’s obvious
In affirmative sentences, the verb creer expresses belief or certainty, so it is followed by the ________. indicative
The expression quizás and tal vez are usually followed by the _______ because they imply doubt about something. subjunctive
No dudamos que tú (saber) hacerlo. sabes
Quizás Emiliano (llegar) más tarde. llegue
Es obvio que nosotros (deber) comer menos. debemos
No es probable que Javier (decir) la verdad. diga
Niego que usteds (poder) ganar. puedan
ser improbable/que/Diego/comenzar/trabajar/hoy Es improbable que Diego comience a trabajar hoy.
Carmen y yo/dudar/que/tu/conocer/a/el presidente Carmen y yo dudamos que tu conozcas al presidente.
tal vez/llover/manana Tal vez llueva manana.
ser verdad/que/yo/jugar/bien/al tenis Es verdad que yo juego bien al tenis.
In negative sentences, however, when doubt is implied, creer is followed by the ______. subjunctive
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