Conjugation Guide for the French Verb "Perdre"

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If you're a fan of French sports, then you'll definitely want to know how to conjugate the verb perdre, which means "to lose." Whether you're discussing the results of last night's soccer match or savoring the prospect of avenging a loss in the future, this guide will help you choose the proper conjugation.

Conjugation Table

Present Future Imperfect Present participle
je perds perdrai perdais perdant
tu perds perdras perdais Passé composé
il perd perdra perdait Auxiliary verb
nous perdons perdrons perdions avoir
vous perdez perdrez perdiez Past participle
ils perdent perdront perdaient perdu
Subjunctive Conditional Passé simple Imperfect subjunctive
je perde perdrais perdis perdisse
tu perdes perdrais perdis perdisses
il perde perdrait perdit perdît
nous perdions perdrions perdîmes perdissions
vous perdiez perdriez perdîtes perdissiez
ils perdent perdraient perdirent perdissent
(tu) perds
(nous) perdons
(vous) perdez

Verb conjugation pattern
Perdre is a regular -RE verb

Expressions with perdre 

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