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Learn French Fast – Lesson 8 – We learn the verb Etre (to be)

Any adjective that follows the verb être will agree with the subject of the sentence.

Elles sont belles.
They are pretty.

Elle est grande.
She’s tall.Il est beau.
He is handsome.Tu es belle.
You are pretty.

Il est fort.
He’s strong.

Nous sommes jeunes.
We are young.

Il est très vieux.
He’s very old.

Il est gentil.
He is nice.

Elle est gentille.
She’s nice.

Il est méchant.
He’s mean.Elle est méchante.
She’s mean.Je suis content.
I am happy.

Elle est contente.
She is happy.

Je suis triste.
I’m sad.

Elle est stressée.
She’s stressed.

Il est calme.
He’s calm, relaxed.

Il est en colère.
He’s angry.

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    6 years ago

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    6 years ago

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