Conjugate devoir in Le Présent (present tense)

The verb "devoir" ('must / have to') is irregular in Le Présent:

 

je dois I must
tu dois You must (one person you know well)
il/elle/on doit He/She/We/one/people must
   
nous devons We must
vous devez You must (more than 1 person or formal)
ils/elles doivent They must

 

Listen to those examples:

Je dois aller au travail.I must go to work.

Tu dois faire la vaisselle d'abord.You must do the dishes first.

Elle doit faire ses devoirs.She must do her homework.

Nous devons nous dépêcher, nous sommes déjà en retard.We must hurry, we're already late.

Vous devez partir maintenant?Must you leave now?

Ils doivent économiser de l'argent.They must save money.

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Je dois aller au travail.I must go to work.
Nous devons nous dépêcher, nous sommes déjà en retard.We must hurry, we're already late.
Elle doit faire ses devoirs.She must do her homework.
Ils doivent économiser de l'argent.They must save money.
Un chasseur sachant chasser doit savoir chasser sans son chien.A hunter who knows how to hunt must know how to hunt without his dog.
Vous devez partir maintenant?Must you leave now?
Tu dois faire la vaisselle d'abord.You must do the dishes first.
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