Verb partir - conjugation
The verb “partir” is one of the main verbs in French, so it is extremely important to master the rules of its conjugation. In this article we will look at how to conjugate the verb “partir” and get to know some verbs that are conjugated in a similar way.
This verb belongs to the third group and has the meaning “to leave”, “to leave”, “to leave”. Along with the verbs “aller” and “venir” the verb “partir” is the most important verb of movement in French.
For example, when leaving a boring party, a person will say: "Je pars" ("I'm leaving"). But when he sees that a friend leaves the party so early, someone will exclaim: "Mais pourqoui est-ce que tu pars si tôt ?!" ("But why are you leaving so early?").
When going on vacation, a person can say to his friends or colleagues "Je pars en vacances à Marseille. À bientôt!" ("I'm leaving for a vacation in Marseille. See you soon!").
If, for example, a child needs to know where his brother and sister have gone, he will ask his parents about it. And they will answer him: "Ton frère et ta sœur sont partis pour se promener" ("Your brother and your sister went for a walk.").
The “partir” conjugation rules are fairly simple.It is known that some verbs in French, belonging to the third group, have unusually complex and difficult to remember endings. This cannot be said about the verb of the movement "partir". So, what endings does this verb have in different verb forms:
- je pars - I'm leaving;
- tu pars - you leave;
- il, elle, on part - he / she leaves;
- nous partons - we leave;
- vous partez - you leave;
- ils, elles partent - they leave.
In past tense, Passé composé verb has the form parti and conjugates with the auxiliary verb "être". Namely:
- je suis parti - I left;
- tu es parti - you left;
- il, elle, on est parti - he / she left;
- nous sommes partis - we left;
- vous êtes partis - you left;
- ils, elles sont partis - they left.
In the remaining times of the French language, the conjugation “partir” is carried out according to generally accepted rules. Recall that these times include:
- Passé simple;
- Passé antérieur;
- Futur simple;
- Futur antérieur.
Now consider the verbs that are conjugated by the same rules as the verb “partir”. These include the following:
- Se repentir.
- Sentir and others.
So, in this article we met with one of the most common verb in French - “partir”. Knowing the conjugation and the correct pronunciation of this verb, you can easily declare your intentions, leave, leave or leave the country.