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Old June 25, 2020, 07:38 AM
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Haya Vs Hayan

Are my following sets of sentences correct? I'm not sure about 3 and 4.

Es increíble que haya algunos que crean a esos científicos.
Es increíble que haya algunos que no crean a esos científicos.

Es increíble que hayan algunos que crean a esos médicos.
Es increíble que hayan algunos que no crean a esos médicos.

Es increíble que hay algunos que crean a esos economistas.
Es increíble que hay algunos que no crean a esos economistas.

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Old June 25, 2020, 06:47 PM
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"Que haya" is the correct construction.


"Que hayan" is frequently used, but not correct in this case.
Tip: If you can make the sentence in the indicative and it's an impersonal "hay", then you definitely must use the third person singular:
- Hay quienes no (les) creen a los científicos.
- Hubo quienes no (les) creyeron...
- Habrá quienes no (les) crean...
- Había quienes no (les) creían...
- Habría quienes no (les) creerían...
- ...que haya quienes no (les) crean....
- ...que hubiera quienes no (les) creyesen...
...


You would use "hayan" when it's a compound conjugation:


- Es muy grave que algunos no (les) hayan creído a los médicos.
- No es posible que no (les) hayan preguntado a los expertos.


*I put "les" in a parenthesis, because in Mexico we use this redundant construction all the time, but it's not the same everywhere.


** Side note: "Es increíble que hay" is not a valid construction, because expressing your opinion with this structure needs the subjunctive.
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Old July 04, 2020, 02:24 AM
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Thank you so much, super helpful, as always!
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