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Conjugate être, avoir, savoir in L'Impératif (imperative)

The verbs être, avoir and savoir are irregular in L'Impératif:

  être avoir savoir
tu sois aie sache
nous soyons ayons sachons
vous soyez ayez sachez

On their own, they're not terribly useful, but they are essential to express some commands.

Ne sois pas méchant!Don't be mean!

Soyez gentilles! Be good!

N'aie pas peur! Don't be afraid!

Sache que je pense toujours à toi.Know that I'm still thinking of you

See also these other lessons on L'Impératif :

Conjugate regular verbs in L'Impératif (imperative)

Conjugate être, avoir, savoir in L'Impératif (imperative)

 

 

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Sache que je pense toujours à toi.Know that I'm still thinking of you
N'aie pas peur! Don't be afraid!
Soyez gentilles! Be good!
Ne sois pas méchant!Don't be mean!
Nous en avons. - Ayons-en!We have some (of it). - Let's have some!
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