Does 'Il Semble Que' Need the Subjunctive?

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The term il semble que means "it appears that" or "it seems that" in French, and it requires the subjunctive.

Examples

Il semble qu'il le fasse.
It seems that he does it.

Il semble que tu sois malheureux.
It seems you're unhappy.

To learn whether to use the subjunctive when saying "it seems to me that," study the phrase il me (te, lui...) semble.

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