The French for oppress is the verb opprimer

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    French for oppress is the regular ER verb opprimer, covered here in all the tenses used in modern French.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb opprimer - French for oppress

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of opprimer, which is French for oppress.
    • I oppress.
    • you oppressed.
    • he will oppress.
    • we would oppress.
    • they may oppress.

    The Verb Tables of Conjugation now presented below for opprimer, 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 opprimer
    Simple Tenses opprimer
    TENSE
    je/j’
    tu
    il
    nous
    vous
    ils
    Present
    Présent

    oppress
    opprime opprimes opprime opprimons opprimez oppriment
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    oppressed
    opprimais opprimais opprimait opprimions opprimiez opprimaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    oppressed
    opprimai opprimas opprima opprimâmes opprimâtes opprimèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will oppress
    opprimerai opprimeras opprimera opprimerons opprimerez opprimeront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would oppress
    opprimerais opprimerais opprimerait opprimerions opprimeriez opprimeraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may oppress
    opprime opprimes opprime opprimions opprimiez oppriment
    Compound Tenses opprimer
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have oppressed
    ai opprimé as opprimé a opprimé avons opprimé avez opprimé ont opprimé
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had oppressed
    avais opprimé avais opprimé avait opprimé avions opprimé aviez opprimé avaient opprimé
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have oppressed
    aurais opprimé aurais opprimé aurait opprimé aurions opprimé auriez opprimé auraient opprimé
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    oppress!
    opprime opprimons opprimez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of opprimer the French for oppress
    présent de l’indicatif

    j’opprime
    - I oppress
    tu opprimes
    - you oppress - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on opprime
    - he, she, it, one oppresses
    nous opprimons
    - we oppress
    vous opprimez
    - you oppress (formal or plural)
    ils, elles oppriment
    - they oppress

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    j’opprimais
    - I oppressed
    - I was oppressing
    tu opprimais
    - you oppressed- (familiar or informal)
    - you were oppressing
    il, elle, on opprimait
    - he, she, it, one oppressed
    - he, she, it, one was oppressing
    nous opprimions
    - we oppressed
    - we were oppressing
    vous opprimiez
    - you oppressed- (formal or plural)
    - you were oppressing
    ils, elles opprimaient
    - they oppressed
    - they were oppressing

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    passé simple

    j’opprimai
    - I oppressed
    tu opprimas
    - you oppressed- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on opprima
    - he, she, it, one oppressed
    nous opprimâmes
    - we oppressed
    vous opprimâtes
    - you oppressed- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles opprimèrent
    they oppressed
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    futur

    j’opprimerai
    - I will oppress
    tu opprimeras
    - you will oppress (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on opprimera
    - he, she, it, one will oppress
    nous opprimerons
    - we will oppress
    vous opprimerez
    - you will oppress (formal or plural)
    ils, elles opprimeront
    - they will oppress

    Conditional Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    conditionnel

    j’opprimerais
    - I would oppress
    tu opprimerais
    - you would oppress (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on opprimerait
    - he, she, it, one would oppress
    nous opprimerions
    - we would oppress
    vous opprimeriez
    - you would oppress (formal or plural)
    ils, elles opprimeraient
    - they would oppress

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    présent de subjonctif

    que j’opprime
    - that I may oppress
    que tu opprimes
    - that you may oppress(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on opprime
    - that he, she, it, one may oppress
    que nous opprimions
    - that we may oppress
    que vous opprimiez
    - that you may oppress(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles oppriment
    - that they may oppress

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb opprimer - the verb ‘to oppress’ in French

    Past Participle of opprimer is:
    opprimé -oppressed.

    Seeing that the past participle is taken and merged with the various conjugations of the verb - to have - avoir, to create the four French compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have oppressed
    • you had oppressed
    • he will have oppressed
    • we would have oppressed

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of opprimer - French for oppress
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of opprimer, the French for oppress
    impératif

    opprime
    - oppress!
    opprimons
    - let’s oppress!
    opprimez
    - oppress!

    Present Participle of opprimer

    opprimant - oppressing

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