Subjunctive: Expressing Doubt

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Subjunctive: Expressing Doubt

Hi

Forgive me if there is already a thread addressing this question.

I was a bit confused about a question that began with "no dudo que..." and asked for the verb to be conjugated in the present subjunctive. I followed the hint and it was marked as correct even though it ran contrary to my prior understanding of the subjunctive. I thought "dudo que..." indicated subjunctive because there was uncertainty/doubt but "no dudo que..." negates the doubt making it certain and thus, requires the indicative. 

Is this an exception to the rule or did I simply mislearn this topic?

Thanks

Nathan

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MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Subjunctive: Expressing Doubt

Hi

Forgive me if there is already a thread addressing this question.

I was a bit confused about a question that began with "no dudo que..." and asked for the verb to be conjugated in the present subjunctive. I followed the hint and it was marked as correct even though it ran contrary to my prior understanding of the subjunctive. I thought "dudo que..." indicated subjunctive because there was uncertainty/doubt but "no dudo que..." negates the doubt making it certain and thus, requires the indicative. 

Is this an exception to the rule or did I simply mislearn this topic?

Thanks

Nathan

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