Languages › French Conjugation Guide for the French Verb "Perdre" Share Flipboard Email Print sampics/Corbis/Getty Images French Vocabulary Pronunciation & Conversation Grammar Resources For Teachers By ThoughtCo Updated February 21, 2020 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 Imperative (tu) perds (nous) perdons (vous) perdez Verb conjugation patternPerdre is a regular -RE verbExpressions with perdre Dépendre - French Verb Conjugations Conjugating the French '-re' Verb 'Défendre' ('to Defend, Forbid') How to Conjugate Regular -RE Verbs in French Conjugating the Regular French Verb 'Entendre' ('to understand') Simple conjugations for the French verb préférer - to prefer Learn How to Say "Singing" and "Sang" in French How Do You Say 'Remember' in French? How to Conjugate the French Verb 'Peindre' ('to Paint') How to Conjugate the Regular French '-re' Verb 'Mordre' ('to Bite') How Do You Use the French Verb "Vivre" (to Live)? Here's How to Say "Shared" and "Sharing" in French How to Conjugate the French Verb "Promener" (to Walk) Learn How "Grossir" Is Conjugated in French How Do You Conjugate the French Verb 'Couper' (to Cut)? Learn How to Conjugate "to Travel" in French How to Conjugate the French Verb 'Rejoindre'