Saber

The Subjunctivisor!

Does saber require the subjunctive?

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

Por ejemplo …

Sabemos que comen comida picante.
We know that they eat spicy food.

No sabemos que coman comida picante.
We don’t know if they eat spicy food.

¿Sabemos que coman comida picante?
Do we know they eat spicy food?

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