Verb in French for pump (up): gonfler

Fast French Verb Learning Fast

            The verb in French for pump (up), inflate, swell, irritate (familiar) is the Regular er verb gonfler.

To remember this imagine: you GO INFLATE and pump up that balloon!

For greater recall of new French words and concepts, speed up your French vocabulary learning by using picture memory triggers !

Take 3 minutes to read aloud ALL the verb conjugations of gonfler below

by ROW (tense by tense) and by
COLUMN (pronoun by pronoun)

... there's more information on this word below the verb table.

french-verb-to-pump (up)-is-gonfler

to pump (up): gonfler
Imagine you GO INFLATE and pump up that balloon!

Simple Tenses gonfler

pump (up)
gonfle gonfles gonfle gonflons gonflez gonflent
Past Imperfect

pumped (up)
gonflais gonflais gonflait gonflions gonfliez gonflaient
Simple Past
Passé Simple

pumped (up)
gonflai gonflas gonfla gonflâmes gonflâtes gonflèrent

will pump (up)
gonflerai gonfleras gonflera gonflerons gonflerez gonfleront

would pump (up)
gonflerais gonflerais gonflerait gonflerions gonfleriez gonfleraient

may pump (up)
gonfle gonfles gonfle gonflions gonfliez gonflent
Compound Tenses gonfler
Present Perfect
Passé Composé

have pumped (up)
ai gonflé as gonflé a gonflé avons gonflé avez gonflé ont gonflé
Past Perfect

had pumped (up)
avais gonflé avais gonflé avait gonflé avions gonflé aviez gonflé avaient gonflé
Future Perfect
Futur Antérieur

will have pumped (up)
aurai gonflé auras gonflé aura gonflé aurons gonflé aurez gonflé auront gonflé
Conditional Perfect
Conditionnel Passé

would have pumped (up)
aurais gonflé aurais gonflé aurait gonflé aurions gonflé auriez gonflé auraient gonflé

pump (up)!
gonfle! gonflons! gonflez!

        MORE on the FRENCH VERB gonfler

French for pump (up) =gonfler gonfler: pump (up), fill, inflate
être gonflé á bloc: to be fully inflated (tyre); to be raring to go(coll.)
Il me gonfle: I am fed up with him.
Il est gonflé !: He has guts!


  • The French verb for pump (up) gonfler is a Regular ER verb conjugated using the same pattern of endings as 5,000+ other Regular ER verbs.
  • Learn to conjugate gonfler and it will reinforce the pattern for ALL Regular ER verbs, these being the most common French verbs.
  • Do a series of ER verbs every day for a month and you will have a solid knowledge of the ER verbs' conjugation patterns. Keep doing them with a new one every day from the French Verbs List.
  • Repeating these tables aloud 10 times throughout the day will better embed the patterns into your subconscious, and your long term memory.
  • Reciting aloud is a great way for you to practice your pronunciation, and helps you to memorize the conjugations.

More Verbs like the French for pump (up) - gonfler

 ✔    There are many more French Verb Tables like this one.

 ✔    YOU can easily add similar daily French verb lessons to YOUR website - free by copying and pasting some code we give you.

 ✔    You can more easily remember words and verbs like the French for pump (up) gonfler using the techniques of the world's Memory Masters.

200 Words a Day! Accelerated Language Learning
Learn Spanish | Learn French | Learn German | Learn Italian | Learn Welsh |

200 Words a Day! Free Daily French Lesson Online - the verb in French for pump (up) gonfler - fully conjugated.
200 Words a Day! and Exceltra ┬ęCopyright 2004-2023 All Rights Reserved
French Learning Made Fun and Fast with your free newsletter Verb Lesson - gonfler - the French for pump (up).

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave us a comment in the box below.