Boire Conjugation in the Present Tense [+6 Examples & Quiz]

boire conjugation in the present

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In this French grammar lesson, you will learn about boire conjugation in the present tense.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how boire is conjugated in French
  • how boire is used in French
  • how boire is pronounced in French
  • how boire is used in sentences in French
  • how you can quiz yourself on boire conjugation in the present tense
  • how to practice with flashcards on boire conjugation in the present tense
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn French

Please refer to the French A1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this fits in French A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about boire conjugation in the present tense!

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Boire Conjugation in the Present Tense

jebois
tubois
il/elle/onboit
nousbuvons
vousbuvez
ils/ellesboivent

Usage of Boire

This section on boire conjugation in the present tense will show you how boire is used in French.

Boire means “to drink” and is an irregular verb.

You use boire in the same way as you would use “to drink” in English.

Ragnar Lothbrok, je bois à ta santé.

Ragnar Lothbrok, I drink to your good fortune.

Pronunciation of Boire Conjugations

In this section on boire conjugation in the present tense we will focus on pronunciation.

There are 2 important rules to take into account when you want to pronounce a boire conjugation in the present tense.

  1. The je, tu, and il/elle/on verb forms all have the same pronunciation. The -s andt endings are not pronounced. It is just the “boi” part that gets pronounced.

Je bois

Tu bois

Il boit

These verbs are pronounced in the same exact way.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

  1. In the ils/elles verb form, you don’t pronounce the -ent ending. It is just the “boiv” part that gets pronounced.

Ils boivent

The last letter that is pronounced is the “v“.

You don’t pronounce the letters in red.

Example Sentences with Boire

The final section of this lesson on boire conjugation in the present tense is about seeing boire in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of boire conjugation in the present tense through examples.

Ragnar Lothbrok, je bois à ta santé.

Ragnar Lothbrok, I drink to your good fortune.

On dit que tu bois trop.

People say you drink too much.

Je déteste quand elle boit.

I hate it when she drinks.

Je pense que nous buvons seuls.

I think we’re drinking alone.

Votre médecin doit savoir si vous buvez.

Your doctor needs to know if you are drinking.

Au Pérou, ils boivent le pisco soeur.

In Peru, they drink pisco sour.

Quiz Yourself on Boire Conjugation in the Present Tense

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Conjugate: BoireRagnar Lothbrok, je à ta santé.

Ragnar Lothbrok, I drink to your good fortune.
Conjugate: BoireOn dit que tu trop.

People say you drink too much.
Conjugate: BoireJe déteste quand elle .

I hate it when she drinks.
Conjugate: BoireJe pense que nous seuls.

I think we’re drinking alone.
Conjugate: BoireVotre médecin doit savoir si vous .

Your doctor needs to know if you are drinking.

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