In this French grammar lesson we will learn about craindre conjugation in the passe composé.
Craindre means “to fear” and is an irregular -re verb.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how craindre in the passé composé is conjugated in French,
- how craindre in the passé composé is pronounced in French,
- how craindre in the passé composé is used in sentences in French,
- how you can immediately test your knowledge on craindre conjugation in the passé composé
- how craindre conjugation in the passé composé Anki files can be downloaded.
Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar if you are curious about how craindre fits in French A2 grammar.
By the end of the lesson you will know all about craindre conjugation in the passé composé.
Table of Contents
Craindre Conjugation in the Passé Composé
Pronunciation of Craindre Conjugations
In this section on craindre 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 craindre conjugation in the passé composé.
- The particip passé is pronounced in the same way for all the verbs. The t is not pronounced. The last sound that you hear is the n sound.
Tu as craint
Il a craint
Nous avons craint
Vous avez craint
Ils ont craint
As you can see particip passé has the same pronunciation in every phrase.
Example Sentences with Craindre Conjugation in the Passé Composé
The final section of this lesson on craindre conjugation in the passé composé is about seeing craindre in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of craindre conjugation in the passé composé through examples.
J’ai craint le pire.
I feared the worst.
Tu as toujours craint les petits espaces.
You’ve always feared small spaces.
Il a craint pour sa vie.
He feared for his life.
Nous avons craint le pire.
We feared the worst.
Avez-vous déjà craint pour votre vie?
Did you ever fear for your life?
Ils ont craint d’être écoutés.
They were afraid of being overheard.
Test Your Knowledge on Craindre Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.
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Anki File for Craindre Conjugation in the Passé Composé
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