The French for shorten is the verb écourter

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    French for shorten is the regular ER verb écourter, presented in the most user-friendly layout with an in-depth look at all the conjugations.

     

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb écourter - French for shorten

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of écourter, which is French for shorten.
    • I shorten.
    • you shortened.
    • he will shorten.
    • we would shorten.
    • they may shorten.

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

    shorten
    écourte écourtes écourte écourtons écourtez écourtent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    shortened
    écourtais écourtais écourtait écourtions écourtiez écourtaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    shortened
    écourtai écourtas écourta écourtâmes écourtâtes écourtèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will shorten
    écourterai écourteras écourtera écourterons écourterez écourteront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would shorten
    écourterais écourterais écourterait écourterions écourteriez écourteraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may shorten
    écourte écourtes écourte écourtions écourtiez écourtent
    Compound Tenses écourter
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have shortened
    ai écourté as écourté a écourté avons écourté avez écourté ont écourté
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had shortened
    avais écourté avais écourté avait écourté avions écourté aviez écourté avaient écourté
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have shortened
    aurais écourté aurais écourté aurait écourté aurions écourté auriez écourté auraient écourté
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    shorten!
    écourte écourtons écourtez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of écourter the French for shorten
    présent de l’indicatif

    je écourte
    - I shorten
    tu écourtes
    - you shorten - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on écourte
    - he, she, it, one shortens
    nous écourtons
    - we shorten
    vous écourtez
    - you shorten (formal or plural)
    ils, elles écourtent
    - they shorten

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    je écourtais
    - I shortened
    - I was shortening
    tu écourtais
    - you shortened- (familiar or informal)
    - you were shortening
    il, elle, on écourtait
    - he, she, it, one shortened
    - he, she, it, one was shortening
    nous écourtions
    - we shortened
    - we were shortening
    vous écourtiez
    - you shortened- (formal or plural)
    - you were shortening
    ils, elles écourtaient
    - they shortened
    - they were shortening

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    passé simple

    je écourtai
    - I shortened
    tu écourtas
    - you shortened- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on écourta
    - he, she, it, one shortened
    nous écourtâmes
    - we shortened
    vous écourtâtes
    - you shortened- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles écourtèrent
    they shortened
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    futur

    je écourterai
    - I will shorten
    tu écourteras
    - you will shorten (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on écourtera
    - he, she, it, one will shorten
    nous écourterons
    - we will shorten
    vous écourterez
    - you will shorten (formal or plural)
    ils, elles écourteront
    - they will shorten

    Conditional Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    conditionnel

    je écourterais
    - I would shorten
    tu écourterais
    - you would shorten (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on écourterait
    - he, she, it, one would shorten
    nous écourterions
    - we would shorten
    vous écourteriez
    - you would shorten (formal or plural)
    ils, elles écourteraient
    - they would shorten

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    présent de subjonctif

    que je écourte
    - that I may shorten
    que tu écourtes
    - that you may shorten(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on écourte
    - that he, she, it, one may shorten
    que nous écourtions
    - that we may shorten
    que vous écourtiez
    - that you may shorten(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles écourtent
    - that they may shorten

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb écourter - the verb ‘to shorten’ in French

    Past Participle of écourter is:
    écourté -shortened.

    Because the past participle is used with the various tenses of the verb - to have - avoir, to construct the four main compound tenses, its importance is highlighted. Once you have mastered avoir, you have mastered the key to constructing compound verbs in French.
    • I have shortened
    • you had shortened
    • he will have shortened
    • we would have shortened

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of écourter - French for shorten
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of écourter, the French for shorten
    impératif

    écourte
    - shorten!
    écourtons
    - let’s shorten!
    écourtez
    - shorten!

    Present Participle of écourter

    écourtant - shortening

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