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200 first French verbs

200 French verbs for you to start. Also play online to learn better.

[qqch. = quelque chose – sth. = something – so. = someone – qq1 = quelqu’un]

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  1. to accept -- accepter
  2. to allow -- permettre
  3. to answer -- répondre
  4. to arrive -- arriver
  5. to ask -- demander
  6. to ask a question -- poser une question
  7. to attend -- assister à
  8. to be -- être
  9. to be able to, can -- pouvoir
  10. to be angry -- être fâché/e
  11. to be born -- naître
  12. to be worth -- valoir
  13. to become  -- devenir
  14. to believe, to think -- croire
  15. to borrow -- emprunter
  16. to break -- casser
  17. to bring along -- amener
  18. to bring over -- apporter
  19. to brush -- brosser
  20. to build -- construire
  21. to buy -- acheter
  22. to call -- appeler
  23. to call on the phone -- appeler au téléphone, téléphoner à
  24. to change -- changer
  25. to choose -- choisir
  26. to clean up -- nettoyer
  27. to close -- fermer
  28. to comb -- peigner
  29. to come  -- venir
  30. to come as a consequence -- s'ensuivre
  31. to come back  -- revenir
  32. to cook -- faire la cuisine, cuisiner
  33. to count -- compter
  34. to cross, to go through -- traverser
  35. to cut -- couper
  36. to dance -- danser
  37. to describe -- décrire
  38. to die -- mourir
  39. to dirty -- salir
  40. to discover -- découvrir
  41. to draw -- dessiner
  42. to dress so. else, to dress sth. up -- habiller qq1, qqch.
  43. to drink -- boire
  44. to drive a vehicule -- conduire
  45. to eat -- manger
  46. to end, to finish -- finir
  47. to explain -- expliquer
  48. to fall -- tomber
  49. to fall asleep -- s’endormir
  50. to fear -- avoir peur de, craindre
  51. to find, to think -- trouver
  52. to fix a meal -- faire à manger, le repas
  53. to fix, to repair -- réparer
  54. to follow -- suivre
  55. to forget -- oublier
  56. to get angry -- se fâcher
  57. to get dressed, to dress up -- s’habiller
  58. to get undressed -- se déshabiller
  59. to get up, to stand up -- se lever
  60. to give -- donner
  61. to glue -- coller
  62. to go -- aller
  63. to go down -- descendre
  64. to go up -- monter
  65. to hang -- pendre
  66. to hate  -- haïr
  67. to have -- avoir
  68. to have to, to be necessary -- falloir
  69. to have to, to owe -- devoir
  70. to hear -- entendre
  71. to hold  -- tenir
  72. to hope -- espérer
  73. to hurt so., sth. -- faire mal à
  74. to hurt, to be in pain -- avoir mal
  75. to imagine -- imaginer, inventer
  76. to invite -- inviter
  77. to keep, to hold back, to remember -- retenir
  78. to kill -- tuer
  79. to kiss -- embrasser
  80. to know how to do something -- savoir faire qqch.
  81. to know someone -- connaître qq1
  82. to know, to be familiar with something -- connaître qqch.
  83. to know, to know a fact -- savoir, savoir un fait
  84. to learn -- apprendre
  85. to leave (sth. somewhere) -- laisser (qqch. quelque part)
  86. to leave a place, person -- quitter un endroit, une personne
  87. to leave, to depart -- partir
  88. to leave, to exit -- sortir de
  89. to leave, to go away -- s’en aller, partir
  90. to leave, to go out -- sortir
  91. to lend -- prêter
  92. to lie -- mentir
  93. to like, to love -- aimer
  94. to listen to -- écouter
  95. to live -- vivre
  96. to live some place -- habiter
  97. to look -- regarder
  98. to look for -- chercher
  99. to lose -- perdre
  100. to make so., sleepy, fall asleep -- endormir
  101. to make use of  -- utiliser
  102. to make, to do -- faire
  103. to meet so. for the first time -- rencontrer qq1
  104. to meet so., to rejoin, to reunite -- rejoindre, voir
  105. to need -- avoir besoin de
  106. to not reveal -- taire
  107. to obey -- obéir
  108. to offer -- offrir
  109. to open -- ouvrir
  110. to order -- commander
  111. to organize -- organiser
  112. to paint -- peindre
  113. to party -- faire la fête
  114. to pay/for -- payer/pour
  115. to pick -- cueillir
  116. to pity, to feel sorry for -- plaindre
  117. to plug in -- brancher
  118. to possess -- posséder
  119. to practice -- s'entraîner à
  120. to prefer -- préférer
  121. to print -- imprimer
  122. to promise -- promettre
  123. to protect -- protéger
  124. to push -- pousser
  125. to put -- mettre
  126. to put down -- poser
  127. to rain -- pleuvoir
  128. to raise sth -- lever
  129. to reach -- atteindre
  130. to reach, achieve -- parvenir à
  131. to read -- lire
  132. to receive, to have guests -- recevoir
  133. to reduce -- réduire
  134. to relax -- se reposer
  135. to rent, to commend -- louer
  136. to repeat, to rehearse -- répéter
  137. to reply -- répondre à
  138. to return sth. to so. -- rendre qqch. à qq1
  139. to run -- courir
  140. to say -- dire
  141. to see -- voir
  142. to sell -- vendre
  143. to send -- envoyer
  144. to shave -- se raser
  145. to sing -- chanter
  146. to sit down -- s'asseoir
  147. to sit so. down -- asseoir qq1
  148. to sleep -- dormir
  149. to smoke -- fumer
  150. to snow -- neiger
  151. to speak, to talk -- parler
  152. to spell -- épeler
  153. to spend money -- dépenser de l'argent
  154. to spend time -- passer du/le temps
  155. to stand in line -- faire la queue
  156. to steal sth. -- voler qqch.
  157. to stop -- arrêter
  158. to study -- étudier
  159. to succeed -- réussir à
  160. to suffer -- souffrir
  161. to survive -- survivre
  162. to swim -- nager
  163. to switch off -- éteindre
  164. to switch on -- allumer, démarrer
  165. to take a class  -- suivre un cours
  166. to take a shower -- se doucher
  167. to take along -- emmener
  168. to take away -- emporter
  169. to take off -- enlever, ôter
  170. to take trips, to go to a place for pleasure -- voyager
  171. to take, to order in a restaurant -- prendre
  172. to talk about -- parler de
  173. to teach -- enseigner
  174. to tell -- raconter, dire
  175. to think -- penser
  176. to think about -- penser à
  177. to throw -- lancer
  178. to throw away -- jeter
  179. to tidy up -- ranger
  180. to translate -- traduire
  181. to try -- essayer
  182. to understand -- comprendre
  183. to undress -- déshabiller
  184. to use -- se servir de
  185. to visit a person -- aller voir une personne
  186. to visit a place -- visiter un endroit
  187. to wait for -- attendre
  188. to wake up -- se réveiller
  189. to walk -- marcher
  190. to walk an animal -- promener un animal
  191. to want -- vouloir
  192. to wash -- laver
  193. to wash up -- se laver
  194. to watch sth. -- regarder qqch.
  195. to wear, carry -- porter
  196. to weigh -- peser
  197. to win -- gagner
  198. to work -- travailler
  199. to worry -- s’inquiéter
  200. to write -- écrire

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The verbs are shown in their infinitive form. Depending what tense you want to use (present, past, future and so on), you then need to conjugate them. See and listen to the conjugations on the Web site.

manuel

1 comment to 200 first French verbs

  • Winston

    Good list I learned a few more verbs. Do you have a list of popular nouns, that would really help also.

     
     

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