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    It is essential that...

    I am not sure whether the following sentence is correct.
    I think we should say :
    It is essential / necessary that someone do something.
    Is it correct?


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    Re: It is essential that...

    Quote Originally Posted by Hayet View Post
    I am not sure whether the following sentence is correct.
    I think we should say :
    It is essential / necessary that someone do something.
    Is it correct?
    Subjunctive mood. Yes.

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