Conjugate dormir and other -mir verbs in Le Présent (present tense)

The verb dormir, like other irregular -MIR verbs in Le Présent, doesn't conjugate like regular -IR verbs:

 

je dors I sleep
tu dors you sleep (one person you know well)
il/elle/on dort he/she/it/one sleeps / we/people sleep
   
nous dormons we sleep
vous dormez you sleep (more than one person or formal)
ils/elles dorment they sleep

Listen to these examples:

J'ai de la chance, je me rendors facilement.I'm lucky, I fall back to sleep easily.

Tu dors combien d'heures par nuit ?How many hours a night do you sleep?

Il s'endort souvent sur son livre.He often falls asleep on his book.

Nous dormons toujours ensemble.We always sleep together.

En général, vous dormez profondément.Generally, you sleep deeply.

Les enfants dorment paisiblement.The children are sleeping peacefully.
 

 

Other irregular -MIR verbs include:

s'endormir (to fall asleep)

endormir (to put <someone> to sleep)

se rendormir (to fall back to sleep)

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J'ai de la chance, je me rendors facilement.I'm lucky, I fall back to sleep easily.
Il s'endort souvent sur son livre.He often falls asleep on his book.
Tu dors combien d'heures par nuit ?How many hours a night do you sleep?
Les enfants dorment paisiblement.The children are sleeping peacefully.
En général, vous dormez profondément.Generally, you sleep deeply.
Nous dormons toujours ensemble.We always sleep together.
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