Most Common French Verbs

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Of the thousands of French verbs, there are a few that get used far more than the rest, so you need to make sure that you know what they mean and how to use and conjugate them.

ÊTRE - TO BE

AVOIR - TO HAVE

FAIRE - TO DO, TO MAKE

DIRE - TO SAY, TO TELL

ALLER - TO GO

VOIR - TO SEE

SAVOIR - TO KNOW

POUVOIR - TO BE ABLE TO

FALLOIR - TO BE NECESSARY

VOULOIR - TO WANT