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Caro,

I am wondering if the following sentence is correct, especially regarding the lack of the subjunctive in the first part of the sentence and the use of the subjunctive in the second part.

    Tout les autres disent qu'elle le savait, mais ša se
    peut qu'elle ne sache pas.

Thanks.

Mike

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Hi Mike,

Tous les autres disent qu'elle le savait is correct
The second part sounds weird but I think it is grammatically correct.
I would say : mais il se peut qu'elle ne sache pas
OR
Il ne se peut qu'elle ne soit pas au courant

I hope this helps

Cheers

Caro

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