The verb partir (to leave), as other -TIR verbs*, is irregular in Le Présent , in the sense that it doesn't follow the regular -IR conjugation:
||You leave (one person you know well)
||He/she/one leaves - we/people leave
||You leave (more than 1 person or formal)
Have a listen to more examples:
Je pars en vacances demain.I'm going on holiday tomorrow.
À quelle heure est-ce que tu pars au travail ?What time do you leave for work?
Elle part de chez elle.She's leaving her house.
Le samedi, nous partons vers 17h.On Saturdays, we leave around 5pm.
Où partez-vous cette année ?Where are you going this year?
Les invités partent tous en même temps.The guests are all leaving at the same time.
*Other irregular verbs ending in -TIR follow the same conjugation pattern:
sortir (to go out)
ressortir (to go out again)
sentir (to smell)
se sentir (to feel)
mentir (to lie)
repartir (to leave again)
The verb répartir (to distribute)
a derivative of partir
, but shares its root with the word "repartition
", and follows the regular -IR conjugation
(see Conjugate regular -ir verbs in Le Présent (present tense)
Here are more examples:
Je sors aujourd'hui.I'm going out today.
Tu te sens bien ?Are you feeling O.K.?
Éric ressort plus tard.Éric is going out again later.
Nous te mentons.We are lying to you.
Vous repartez déjà ?Are you going back already?
Ils sentent mauvais.They smell bad.
See also the irregular -IR verb courir:
Conjugate courir in Le Présent (present tense)
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