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Conjugate devoir in Le Futur (future tense)

Look at these examples:

Je devrai changer de vêtements.
I will have to change clothes.


Tu devras être sage.
You will have to behave.


Elle devra tout expliquer.
She will have to explain everything.


Nous devrons déménager.
We will have to move out.


Vous devrez porter un uniforme?
You will have to wear a uniform?


Ils devront faire leurs lits.
They will have to make their beds.



Notice that to form the future of the irregular verb devoir (to have to / must) in French, you use the irregular root: devr-, and add the following endings: -ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont

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Examples and resources

Elle devra tout expliquer.
She will have to explain everything.


Je devrai changer de vêtements.
I will have to change clothes.


Vous devrez porter un uniforme?
You will have to wear a uniform?


Ils devront faire leurs lits.
They will have to make their beds.


Tu devras être sage.
You will have to behave.



Nous devrons déménager.
We will have to move out.


Q&A

John

Kwiziq community member

27 January 2016

1 reply

l'imparfait de devoir, pouvoir et vouloir

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

27 January 2016

27/01/16

Bonjour John,

Nearly all French verbs, including devoir, pouvoir, and vouloir, are conjugated in the same way in the imperfect: take the nous present tense and add the endings shown here: https://www.french-test.com/my-languages/french/view/439

So, je devais, je pouvais, je voulais, etc.

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