A Guide to Conjugating 'Apporter' (to Bring)

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The French verb apporter means "to bring." It's a regular -er verb, which means conjugating it is pretty straightforward.

How to Conjugate the French Verb Apporter

Conjugating a regular verb requires knowing the stem and the endings related to the subject pronoun: je, tu, il/elle, nous, vous or ils/elles. For regular -er verbs, you determine the stem by removing the -er from the infinitive. So in this case, the stem is apport- and the endings are those of regular -er verbs.

Ths chart will help you conjugate apporter.

Present Future Imperfect Present Participle
j' apporte apporterai apportais apportant
tu apportes apporteras apportais
il apporte apportera apportait
nous apportons apporterons apportions
vous apportez apporterez apportiez
ils apportent apporteront apportaient

Other Simple Conjugations of Apporter

Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
j' apporte apporterais apportai apportasse
tu apportes apporterais apportas apportasses
il apporte apporterait apporta apportât
nous apportions apporterions apportâmes apportassions
vous apportiez apporteriez apportâtes apportassiez
ils apportent apporteraient apportèrent apportassent
Imperative
(tu) apporte
(nous) apportons
(vous) apportez

How to Form the Past Tense of Apporter

Though the passé composé is a compound tense, it's important to note here. It's the most common way of forming the past tense. To do so, you must know the auxiliary verb and past participle of the verb you wish to use. For apporter, the auxiliary verb is avoir and the past participle is apporté.

For example:

J'ai apporté le repas.
I brought the meal.

Nous avons apporté les jeux de la fête.
We brought the party games.