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    Is it subjunctive?

    What is the mood of the verb in the phrase heaven forbid?

    Is it indicative, subjunctive or imperative?

    I think it is subjunctive though, because it is factual.

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    Smile Re: Is it subjunctive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    What is the mood of the verb in the phrase heaven forbid?

    Is it indicative , subjunctive or imperative ?

    I think it is subjunctive though, because it is factual.

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    Re: Is it subjunctive?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    What is the mood of the verb in the phrase heaven forbid?

    Is it indicative, subjunctive or imperative?

    I think it is subjunctive though, because it is factual.
    Subjunctive doesn't mean factual. You use subjunctive when you are not sure of the facts.
    Here you are asking Heaven to forbid something. How is that factual?

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