The French for
counter-attack is the verb
contre-attaquer

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    French for counter-attack is the regular ER verb contre-attaquer, 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 contre-attaquer - French for counter-attack

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of contre-attaquer, which is French for counter-attack.
    • I counter-attack.
    • you counter-attacked.
    • he will counter-attack.
    • we would counter-attack.
    • they may counter-attack.

    The Conjugated Verb Tables below for contre-attaquer, enable you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Do both many times over.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE contre-attaquer
    Simple Tenses contre-attaquer
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    counter-attack
    contre-attaque contre-attaques contre-attaque contre-attaquons contre-attaquez contre-attaquent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    counter-attacked
    contre-attaquais contre-attaquais contre-attaquait contre-attaquions contre-attaquiez contre-attaquaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    counter-attacked
    contre-attaquai contre-attaquas contre-attaqua contre-attaquâmes contre-attaquâtes contre-attaquèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will counter-attack
    contre-attaquerai contre-attaqueras contre-attaquera contre-attaquerons contre-attaquerez contre-attaqueront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would counter-attack
    contre-attaquerais contre-attaquerais contre-attaquerait contre-attaquerions contre-attaqueriez contre-attaqueraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may counter-attack
    contre-attaque contre-attaques contre-attaque contre-attaquions contre-attaquiez contre-attaquent
    Compound Tenses contre-attaquer
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have counter-attacked
    ai contre-attaqué as contre-attaqué a contre-attaqué avons contre-attaqué avez contre-attaqué ont contre-attaqué
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had counter-attacked
    avais contre-attaqué avais contre-attaqué avait contre-attaqué avions contre-attaqué aviez contre-attaqué avaient contre-attaqué
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

    will have
    aurai contre-attaqué auras contre-attaqué aura contre-attaqué aurons contre-attaqué aurez contre-attaqué auront contre-attaqué
    Conditional Perfect
    Conditionnel Passé

    would have counter-attacked
    aurais contre-attaqué aurais contre-attaqué aurait contre-attaqué aurions contre-attaqué auriez contre-attaqué auraient contre-attaqué
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    counter-attack!
    contre-attaque contre-attaquons contre-attaquez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer the French for counter-attack
    présent de l’indicatif

    je contre-attaque
    - I counter-attack
    tu contre-attaques
    - you counter-attack - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contre-attaque
    - he, she, it, one counter-attacks
    nous contre-attaquons
    - we counter-attack
    vous contre-attaquez
    - you counter-attack (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contre-attaquent
    - they counter-attack

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je contre-attaquais
    - I counter-attacked
    - I was counter-attacking
    tu contre-attaquais
    - you counter-attacked- (familiar or informal)
    - you were counter-attacking
    il, elle, on contre-attaquait
    - he, she, it, one counter-attacked
    - he, she, it, one was counter-attacking
    nous contre-attaquions
    - we counter-attacked
    - we were counter-attacking
    vous contre-attaquiez
    - you counter-attacked- (formal or plural)
    - you were counter-attacking
    ils, elles contre-attaquaient
    - they counter-attacked
    - they were counter-attacking

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    passé simple

    je contre-attaquai
    - I counter-attacked
    tu contre-attaquas
    - you counter-attacked- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contre-attaqua
    - he, she, it, one counter-attacked
    nous contre-attaquâmes
    - we counter-attacked
    vous contre-attaquâtes
    - you counter-attacked- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contre-attaquèrent
    they counter-attacked
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    futur

    je contre-attaquerai
    - I will counter-attack
    tu contre-attaqueras
    - you will counter-attack (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contre-attaquera
    - he, she, it, one will counter-attack
    nous contre-attaquerons
    - we will counter-attack
    vous contre-attaquerez
    - you will counter-attack (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contre-attaqueront
    - they will counter-attack

    Conditional Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    conditionnel

    je contre-attaquerais
    - I would counter-attack
    tu contre-attaquerais
    - you would counter-attack (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on contre-attaquerait
    - he, she, it, one would counter-attack
    nous contre-attaquerions
    - we would counter-attack
    vous contre-attaqueriez
    - you would counter-attack (formal or plural)
    ils, elles contre-attaqueraient
    - they would counter-attack

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    présent de subjonctif

    que je contre-attaque
    - that I may counter-attack
    que tu contre-attaques
    - that you may counter-attack(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on contre-attaque
    - that he, she, it, one may counter-attack
    que nous contre-attaquions
    - that we may counter-attack
    que vous contre-attaquiez
    - that you may counter-attack(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles contre-attaquent
    - that they may counter-attack

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb contre-attaquer - the verb ‘to counter-attack’ in French

    Past Participle of contre-attaquer is:
    contre-attaqué -counter-attacked.

    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 counter-attacked
    • you had counter-attacked
    • he will have counter-attacked
    • we would have counter-attacked

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer - French for counter-attack
    passé composé

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

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer - counter-attack in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of contre-attaquer, the French for counter-attack
    impératif

    contre-attaque
    - counter-attack!
    contre-attaquons
    - let’s counter-attack!
    contre-attaquez
    - counter-attack!

    Present Participle of contre-attaquer

    contre-attaquant - counter-attacking

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