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No porque is followed by the subjuntive

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No porque is followed by the subjuntive

According to the Cervantes Institute "no porque" must be followed by the subjunctive. Not sure where you guys get that you can use indicative. 

Asked 1 year ago
InmaKwiziq team member

Hola A

That is precisely what we say in the lesson: with no porque you use the subjunctive. 

Saludos

BarbaraC1Kwiziq community member

Is there something I'm not understanding here? It seems to me that you're saying that you can use no porque with both the indicative and the subjunctive:  

However, with porque, if the causal subordinate clause is negative, it allows both the indicative and the subjunctive (without changing the meaning):

Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me guste, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me gusta, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.
BarbaraC1Kwiziq community member

Is there something I'm not understanding here? It seems to me that you're saying that you can use no porque with both the indicative and the subjunctive:  

However, with porque, if the causal subordinate clause is negative, it allows both the indicative and the subjunctive (without changing the meaning):

Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me guste, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me gusta, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.
BarbaraC1Kwiziq community member

Is there something I'm not understanding here? It seems to me that you're saying that you can use no porque with both the indicative and the subjunctive:  

However, with porque, if the causal subordinate clause is negative, it allows both the indicative and the subjunctive (without changing the meaning):

Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me guste, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.Yo voy al gimnasio, no porque me gusta, sino porque debo perder peso.I go to the gym, not because I like it, but because I must lose weight.

No porque is followed by the subjuntive

According to the Cervantes Institute "no porque" must be followed by the subjunctive. Not sure where you guys get that you can use indicative. 

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