How to Conjugate 'Interrompre' ('to Interrupt')

Learn how to say, 'Take a year off' and other uses of the verb 'interrompre.'

The French verb interrompre means "to interrupt," "to stop," "to suspend," and "to break off." It is an irregular verb, similar in conjugation to corrompre ("to bribe") and rompre ("to break"). Because it is irregular, it does not follow larger patterns of conjugation, and it is just one of those verb conjugations you have to memorize in order to use in conversation.

Examples

Here are examples of the everyday use of interrompre:

interrompre ses études pendant un an > to take a year off from one's studies
interrompre sa lecture/son repas > to stop reading/eating

Conjugation of 'Interrompre'

 

Present 

 

Future 

 

Imperfect

 

Present participle

j'interrompsinterrompraiinterrompaisinterrompant 
tuinterrompsinterromprasinterrompais 
ilinterromptinterromprainterrompaitPassé composé
nousinterromponsinterrompronsinterrompionsAuxiliary verb avoir
vousinterrompezinterromprezinterrompiezPast participle interrompu
ilsinterrompentinterromprontinterrompaient 
 

 

Subjunctive

 

Conditional

 

Passé simple

 

Imperfect subjunctive

j'interrompeinterrompraisinterrompisinterrompisse
tuinterrompesinterrompraisinterrompisinterrompisses
ilinterrompeinterrompraitinterrompitinterrompît
nousinterrompionsinterromprionsinterrompîmesinterrompissions
vousinterrompiezinterrompriezinterrompîtesinterrompissiez
ilsinterrompentinterrompraientinterrompirentinterrompissent
 

 

Imperative

 
(tu)interromps Verb conjugation pattern:
Interrompre is an irregular verb.
Similar verbs: corromprerompre.
(nous) interrompons 
(vous)interrompez 
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