boire conjugation in the passé composé

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In this French grammar lesson we will learn about boire conjugation in the passe composé.

Boire means “to drink” and is an irregular -re verb in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

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

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar if you are curious about how boire fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about boire conjugation in the passé composé.

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Boire Conjugation in the Passé Composé


Pronunciation of Boire Conjugations

In this section on boire conjugation in the passé composé we will focus on pronunciation.

There is 1 important rule to take into account when we want to pronounce a boire conjugation in the passé composé.

  1. The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs. The last letter that you will hear is the u.

J’ai bu

Tu as bu

Il a bu

Nous avons bu

Vous avez bu

Ils ont bu

As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.

Example Sentences with Boire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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

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

J’ai bu une bière.

I drank a beer.

Tu as bu une tasse de café.

You drank a cup of coffee.

Il a bu trois verres d’eau.

He drank three glasses of water.

Nous avons bu du vin.

We drank some wine.

Est-ce que vous avez bu ?

Have you been drinking?

Were you drinking?

Elles ont mangé et bu du vin.

They ate and drank wine.

Quiz Yourself on Boire Conjugation in the Passé Composé

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.

It is up to you to give the correct answer.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want. There’s no limit to it!

Question 1

J’ai une bière. [I drank a beer.]


Question 2

Elles ont mangé et du vin. They ate and drank wine.


Question 3

Est-ce que avez bu ? [Have you been drinking?]


Question 4

Nous bu du vin. [We drank some wine.]


Question 5

Il bu trois verres d’eau. [He drank three glasses of water.]


Question 6

as bu une tasse de café. [You drank a cup of coffee.]


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