The French for fail is the verb échouer

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb échouer - French for fail

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of échouer, which is French for fail.
    • I fail.
    • you failed.
    • he will fail.
    • we would fail.
    • they may fail.

    The Verb Conjugation Tables below for échouer, lets you to practise your French verb drills both by PRONOUN (vertically), and by TENSE (horizontally). Do these repeatedly and regularly, several times in a week while learning a verb.
  • VERB CONJUGATION TABLE échouer
    Simple Tenses échouer
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    fail
    échoue échoues échoue échouons échouez échouent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    failed
    échouais échouais échouait échouions échouiez échouaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    failed
    échouai échouas échoua échouâmes échouâtes échouèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will fail
    échouerai échoueras échouera échouerons échouerez échoueront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would fail
    échouerais échouerais échouerait échouerions échoueriez échoueraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may fail
    échoue échoues échoue échouions échouiez échouent
    Compound Tenses échouer
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have failed
    ai échoué as échoué a échoué avons échoué avez échoué ont échoué
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had failed
    avais échoué avais échoué avait échoué avions échoué aviez échoué avaient échoué
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have failed
    aurais échoué aurais échoué aurait échoué aurions échoué auriez échoué auraient échoué
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    fail!
    échoue échouons échouez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of échouer the French for fail
    présent de l’indicatif

    je échoue
    - I fail
    tu échoues
    - you fail - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on échoue
    - he, she, it, one fails
    nous échouons
    - we fail
    vous échouez
    - you fail (formal or plural)
    ils, elles échouent
    - they fail

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je échouais
    - I failed
    - I was failing
    tu échouais
    - you failed- (familiar or informal)
    - you were failing
    il, elle, on échouait
    - he, she, it, one failed
    - he, she, it, one was failing
    nous échouions
    - we failed
    - we were failing
    vous échouiez
    - you failed- (formal or plural)
    - you were failing
    ils, elles échouaient
    - they failed
    - they were failing

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    passé simple

    je échouai
    - I failed
    tu échouas
    - you failed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on échoua
    - he, she, it, one failed
    nous échouâmes
    - we failed
    vous échouâtes
    - you failed- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles échouèrent
    they failed
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    futur

    je échouerai
    - I will fail
    tu échoueras
    - you will fail (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on échouera
    - he, she, it, one will fail
    nous échouerons
    - we will fail
    vous échouerez
    - you will fail (formal or plural)
    ils, elles échoueront
    - they will fail

    Conditional Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    conditionnel

    je échouerais
    - I would fail
    tu échouerais
    - you would fail (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on échouerait
    - he, she, it, one would fail
    nous échouerions
    - we would fail
    vous échoueriez
    - you would fail (formal or plural)
    ils, elles échoueraient
    - they would fail

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    présent de subjonctif

    que je échoue
    - that I may fail
    que tu échoues
    - that you may fail(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on échoue
    - that he, she, it, one may fail
    que nous échouions
    - that we may fail
    que vous échouiez
    - that you may fail(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles échouent
    - that they may fail

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb échouer - the verb ‘to fail’ in French

    Past Participle of échouer is:
    échoué -failed.

    It's vital that you learn the past participle and the conjugations of avoir because these combinations form the 4 compound tenses which are listed below.
    • I have failed
    • you had failed
    • he will have failed
    • we would have failed

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of échouer - French for fail
    passé composé

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

    Past Perfect Indicative or Pluperfect Tense conjugations of échouer - fail in French
    plus-que-parfait de l’indicatif

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of échouer, the French for fail
    impératif

    échoue
    - fail!
    échouons
    - let’s fail!
    échouez
    - fail!

    Present Participle of échouer

    échouant - failing

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