French Verbs

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  1. admirer
    to admire
  2. analyser
    to analyze
  3. annuler
    to cancel
  4. célébrer
    to celebrate
  5. chercher
    • to look up, to seek
    • chercher à faire to try to do
  6. créer
    to create
  7. devoir
    • to owe
    • je devrais faire I ought to do
  8. diriger
    to manage
  9. dormir
    to sleep
  10. écrire
    to write
  11. envoyer
    to send an email
  12. être libre
    to be free
  13. laisser
    to leave
  14. lire
    to read
  15. mettre
    to put on, to wear
  16. nommer
    to name, to call
  17. passer
    to go, to pass, to pass by, to go by
  18. patienter
    to wait
  19. poser
    • to put down
    • poser qn à to drop sb off at
  20. posséder
    to own, to have, to possess
  21. pouvoir
    to be able to
  22. préférer
    to prefer
  23. prendre
    • to take
    • Il m'a pris mon stylo. He took my pen.
  24. préparer
    to make, to prepare
  25. recevoir
    to receive, to get
  26. rencontrer
    to meet
  27. répéter
    to repeat, to go over (leçon)q
  28. repondre
    • to answer, to reply
    • répondre à to reply to
    • répondre de to answer for
  29. retourner
    • to turn upside down (renverser)
    • Il a retourné la poubelle. He turned the bin upside down.
    • to turn around  (argument)
    • retourner un argument contre qn to turn an argument against sb
  30. savoir
    to know (not a pronoun)
  31. se coucher
    • to go to bed
    • Je me suis couché tard hier soir. I went to bed late last night.
  32. se doucher
    to have a shower, to take a shower
  33. s'habiller
    • to get dressed, to dress
    • Je me suis rapidement habillé. I got dressed quickly.
  34. se lever
    • to get up
    • Il se lève tous les jours à six heures. He gets up at 6 o'clock every day.
  35. se maquiller
    • to put on one's make up, to make one self up
    • Je vais me maquiller en vitesse. I'll just quickly put on my make-up.
  36. se promener
    • (à pied) to go for a walk
    • Chantal est partie se promener. Chantal has gone for a walk.
    • (en voiture) to go for a drive
    • Se promener sur to wander over
  37. se raser
    • to shave
    • se raser la barbe to shave one's beard off
  38. se réveiller
    to wake up
  39. venir
    • to come
    • Il est venu nous voir. He came to see us.
    • venir de to come from
    • faire venir (docteur, plombier to call, to call out
    • venir de faire to have just done - Je viens d'y aller. I've just been there
    • en venir à faire to come to do - J'en viens à croire que I'm coming to think that.
  40. vouloir
    • to want
    • Elle veut un vélo pour Noël. She wants a bike for Christmas.
  41. Aimer
    • to love
    • Elle aime ses enfants. She loves her children
  42. Finir
    • to finish
    • Le cours finit à onze heures. The lesson finishes at 11 o'clock.
  43. Conduire
    • (un voiture) to drive
    • Je te conduirai chez le docteur.  I'll drive you to the doctor's
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French Verbs
2012-11-21 20:30:59
French Verbs

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