Conocer

The Subjunctivisor!

Does conocer a alguien require the subjunctive?

Conocer a alguien may require the subjunctive, depending on whether it is used affirmatively, negatively, or interrogatively:

Por ejemplo …

Conocen a alguien que vive aquí.
They know someone who lives here.

No conocen a nadie que viva aquí.
They don’t know anyone who lives here.

¿Conocen a alguien que viva aquí?
Do they know anyone that lives here?

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