The French for break, shatter is the verb briser

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    French for break, shatter is the regular ER verb briser, viewed thoroughly here in the main French tenses, past, present, future, conditional and subjunctives.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb briser - French for break, shatter

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of briser, which is French for break, shatter.
    • I break, shatter.
    • you broke.
    • he will break, shatter.
    • we would break, shatter.
    • they may break, shatter.

    The Verb Tables of Conjugation now presented below for briser, allow you to practice your French verbs both by PRONOUN (vertically) - that is I, you, we, he, she, they etc, AND ALSO by TENSE (horizontally). Learn them both ways. Most verb tables only teach by tense, so that for example, you cannot actually learn the words for I from one tense to the other EXCEPT through learning each table by tense. In other words - a student is usually taught - I go, you go, he goes, we go, they go … BUT NOT I go, I went, I will go, I would go, I may go, I have gone etc, etc. These table allow this.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE briser
    Simple Tenses briser
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    break, shatter
    brise brises brise brisons brisez brisent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    broke
    brisais brisais brisait brisions brisiez brisaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    broke
    brisai brisas brisa brisâmes brisâtes brisèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will break, shatter
    briserai briseras brisera briserons briserez briseront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would break, shatter
    briserais briserais briserait briserions briseriez briseraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may break, shatter
    brise brises brise brisions brisiez brisent
    Compound Tenses briser
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have broke
    ai brisé as brisé a brisé avons brisé avez brisé ont brisé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had broke
    avais brisé avais brisé avait brisé avions brisé aviez brisé avaient brisé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai brisé auras brisé aura brisé aurons brisé aurez brisé auront brisé
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have broke
    aurais brisé aurais brisé aurait brisé aurions brisé auriez brisé auraient brisé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    break, shatter!
    brise brisons brisez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of briser the French for break, shatter
    présent de l’indicatif

    je brise
    - I break, shatter
    tu brises
    - you break, shatter - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on brise
    - he, she, it, one breaks
    nous brisons
    - we break, shatter
    vous brisez
    - you break, shatter (formal or plural)
    ils, elles brisent
    - they break, shatter

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je brisais
    - I broke
    - I was breaking
    tu brisais
    - you broke- (familiar or informal)
    - you were breaking
    il, elle, on brisait
    - he, she, it, one broke
    - he, she, it, one was breaking
    nous brisions
    - we broke
    - we were breaking
    vous brisiez
    - you broke- (formal or plural)
    - you were breaking
    ils, elles brisaient
    - they broke
    - they were breaking

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    passé simple

    je brisai
    - I broke
    tu brisas
    - you broke- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on brisa
    - he, she, it, one broke
    nous brisâmes
    - we broke
    vous brisâtes
    - you broke- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles brisèrent
    they broke
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    futur

    je briserai
    - I will break, shatter
    tu briseras
    - you will break, shatter (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on brisera
    - he, she, it, one will break, shatter
    nous briserons
    - we will break, shatter
    vous briserez
    - you will break, shatter (formal or plural)
    ils, elles briseront
    - they will break, shatter

    Conditional Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    conditionnel

    je briserais
    - I would break, shatter
    tu briserais
    - you would break, shatter (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on briserait
    - he, she, it, one would break, shatter
    nous briserions
    - we would break, shatter
    vous briseriez
    - you would break, shatter (formal or plural)
    ils, elles briseraient
    - they would break, shatter

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    présent de subjonctif

    que je brise
    - that I may break, shatter
    que tu brises
    - that you may break, shatter(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on brise
    - that he, she, it, one may break, shatter
    que nous brisions
    - that we may break, shatter
    que vous brisiez
    - that you may break, shatter(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles brisent
    - that they may break, shatter

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb briser - the verb ‘to break, shatter’ in French

    Past Participle of briser is:
    brisé -broke.

    One can see the importance of the past participle in that it is used, with avoir to construct the compound tenses, four of which are in common useage today.
    • I have broke
    • you had broke
    • he will have broke
    • we would have broke

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of briser - French for break, shatter
    passé composé

    Here’s the French for break, shatter conjugated with all the pronouns in the present perfect tense.
    j’ai brisé
    - I have broke or I did break, shatter or
    - I broke
    tu as brisé
    - you have broke or you did break, shatter - (familiar or informal) or
    - you broke
    il, elle, on a brisé
    - he, she, it, one has break, shatter or did break, shatter
    - he, she, it broke
    nous avons brisé
    - we have broke or we did break, shatter
    - we broke
    vous avez brisé
    - you have broke or you did break, shatter (formal or plural) or
    - or we broke
    ils, elles ont brisé
    - they have broke or they did break, shatter
    - they broke

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of briser - break, shatter in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

    Here’s the French for -break, shatter conjugated with all the pronouns in the past perfect tense.
    j’avais brisé
    - I had broke
    tu avais brisé
    - you had broke- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on avait brisé
    - he, she, it, one had broke
    nous avions brisé
    - we had broke
    vous aviez brisé
    - you had broke (formal or plural)
    ils, elles avaient brisé
    - they had broke

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    futur antérieur

    j’aurai brisé
    - I will have
    tu auras brisé
    - you will have - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aura brisé
    - he, she, it, one will have
    nous aurons brisé
    - we will have
    vous aurez brisé
    - you will have - (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auront brisé
    - they will have

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    conditionnel passé

    j’aurais brisé
    - I would have broke
    tu aurais brisé
    - you would have broke- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on aurait brisé
    - he, she, it, one would have broke
    nous aurions brisé
    - we would have broke
    vous auriez brisé
    - you would have broke- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles auraient brisé
    - they would have broke

    Imperative Tense conjugations of briser, the French for break, shatter
    impératif

    brise
    - break, shatter!
    brisons
    - let’s break, shatter!
    brisez
    - break, shatter!

    Present Participle of briser

    brisant - breaking

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