French Verb DIRE. Say in French

6 Things to Know about DIRE - French for SAY

            The French verb DIRE is the verb in French for say.

To remember this imagine: an old DEAR says, "OH DEAR!"

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french-verb-dire means say in French
to say: dire
Imagine an old DEAR says, "OH DEAR!".
www.200words-a-day.com    VERB CONJUGATION TABLE dire
Simple Tenses dire
TENSE
je/j’
tu
il
nous
vous
ils
Present
Présent

say
dis dis dit disons dites disent
Past Imperfect
Imparfait

said
disais disais disait disions disiez disaient
Simple Past
Passé Simple

said
dis dis dit dîmes dîtes dirent
Future
Futur

will say
dirai diras dira dirons direz diront
Conditional
Conditionnel

would say
dirais dirais dirait dirions diriez diraient
Subjunctive
Subjonctif

may say
dise dises dise disions disiez disent
Compound Tenses dire      past participle: dit
Present Perfect
Passé Composé

have said
ai dit as dit a dit avons dit avez dit ont dit
Past Perfect
Plus-que-Parfait

had said
avais dit avais dit avait dit avions dit aviez dit avaient dit
Future Perfect
Futur Antérieur

will have said
aurai dit auras dit aura dit aurons dit aurez dit auront dit
Conditional Perfect
Conditionnel Passé

would have said
aurais dit aurais dit aurait dit aurions dit auriez dit auraient dit
Imperative
Imperatif

say!
dis disons dites

        MORE on the FRENCH VERB dire      


French verb dire means say in French The French verb dire can be translated as: to say, to tell.
Dis-moi la vérité.
Tell me the truth.
“Je suis désolé”, dit-il.
“I am sorry”, he said.


French verb dire means say in French Here are some other current expressions using the French verb dire:
Je ne te le fais pas dire.
I couldn’t have put it better myself.
Dire du mal de quelqu’un.
to speak ill of somebody.


French verb dire means say in French J’ai fait 50 pompes ce matin.
Ben dis donc !
I did 50 push-ups this morning. Good God!
Ca te dit quelque chose ?
Does it ring a bell?


  LEARN HOW TO CONJUGATE DIRE   
     SAY in FRENCH    

  • The French verb for SAY dire is an irregular verb from the 3rd group.

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TOP TEN Verbs like the French for say - dire

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     ✔      vouloir

     ✔      faire

     ✔      pouvoir

     ✔      devoir

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