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How do you conjugate French verbs?

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French verbs conjugations depend on the pronoun before the verb as well as the ending of the infinitive form of the verb. Verbs ending in "er," "ir," or "re" usually follow a standard rule of conjugation, but the French language has irregular verbs that use different conjugations

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The simplest conjugation are for the present tense of "er" verbs, such as "aimer." The first-person ("je") and third-person singular ("il/elle") forms only require removing the final "r.". The first-person plural ("nous") conjugation replaces the "er" with "ons." To conjugate the second-person, replace the "r" with an "s" if the pronoun is singular ("tu"), or with a "z" if the pronoun is plural ("vous"). The third-person plural ("ils/elles") conjugation replaces the "r" with "nt".

The conjugation of the present tense of "re" verbs, such as "vendre", is similar. The differences include the conjugation of the first- and second-person singular, which involve replacing "re" with "s," as well as the third-person singular, which requires removal of the "re."

Verbs ending in "ir," such as "finir," have a different conjugation rule. In the present tense, the conjugations of the first- and second-person singular are the same as the "re" verbs. The third-person singular form replaces the "r" with "t." The plural conjugations are similar to "er" and "re" verbs, except an extra "ss" is added before the endings (for example, compare "aimons" to "finissons").

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