The French for spy is the verb espionner

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    The 6 Simple Tenses of the conjugated verb espionner - French for spy

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    Here you’ll learn the conjugations of espionner, which is French for spy.
    • I spy.
    • you spied.
    • he will spy.
    • we would spy.
    • they may spy.

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

    spy
    espionne espionnes espionne espionnons espionnez espionnent
    Past Imperfect
    Imparfait
    spied
    espionnais espionnais espionnait espionnions espionniez espionnaient
    Simple Past
    Passé Simple

    spied
    espionnai espionnas espionna espionnâmes espionnâtes espionnèrent
    Future
    Futur

    will spy
    espionnerai espionneras espionnera espionnerons espionnerez espionneront
    Conditional
    Conditionnel

    would spy
    espionnerais espionnerais espionnerait espionnerions espionneriez espionneraient
    Subjunctive
    Subjonctif

    may spy
    espionne espionnes espionne espionnions espionniez espionnent
    Compound Tenses espionner
    Present Perfect
    Passé Composé

    have spied
    ai espionné as espionné a espionné avons espionné avez espionné ont espionné
    Past Perfect
    Plus-que-Parfait

    had spied
    avais espionné avais espionné avait espionné avions espionné aviez espionné avaient espionné
    Future Perfect
    Futur Antérieur

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

    would have spied
    aurais espionné aurais espionné aurait espionné aurions espionné auriez espionné auraient espionné
    Imperative
    Imperatif

    spy!
    espionne espionnons espionnez

    Present Indicative Tense conjugations of espionner the French for spy
    présent de l’indicatif

    j’espionne
    - I spy
    tu espionnes
    - you spy - (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on espionne
    - he, she, it, one spies
    nous espionnons
    - we spy
    vous espionnez
    - you spy (formal or plural)
    ils, elles espionnent
    - they spy

    Imperfect Indicative Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    imparfait de l’indicatif

    j’espionnais
    - I spied
    - I was spying
    tu espionnais
    - you spied- (familiar or informal)
    - you were spying
    il, elle, on espionnait
    - he, she, it, one spied
    - he, she, it, one was spying
    nous espionnions
    - we spied
    - we were spying
    vous espionniez
    - you spied- (formal or plural)
    - you were spying
    ils, elles espionnaient
    - they spied
    - they were spying

    Simple Past or Past Definite Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    passé simple

    j’espionnai
    - I spied
    tu espionnas
    - you spied- (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on espionna
    - he, she, it, one spied
    nous espionnâmes
    - we spied
    vous espionnâtes
    - you spied- (formal or plural)
    ils, elles espionnèrent
    they spied
    (The passé simple tense is mainly used in literature and books, and is rarely used in spoken French language).

    Future Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    futur

    j’espionnerai
    - I will spy
    tu espionneras
    - you will spy (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on espionnera
    - he, she, it, one will spy
    nous espionnerons
    - we will spy
    vous espionnerez
    - you will spy (formal or plural)
    ils, elles espionneront
    - they will spy

    Conditional Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    conditionnel

    j’espionnerais
    - I would spy
    tu espionnerais
    - you would spy (familiar or informal)
    il, elle, on espionnerait
    - he, she, it, one would spy
    nous espionnerions
    - we would spy
    vous espionneriez
    - you would spy (formal or plural)
    ils, elles espionneraient
    - they would spy

    Present Subjunctive Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    présent de subjonctif

    que j’espionne
    - that I may spy
    que tu espionnes
    - that you may spy(familiar or informal)
    qu’il, qu’elle, qu’on espionne
    - that he, she, it, one may spy
    que nous espionnions
    - that we may spy
    que vous espionniez
    - that you may spy(formal or plural)
    qu’ils, qu’elles espionnent
    - that they may spy

    The Four Compound Tenses of the French for verb espionner - the verb ‘to spy’ in French

    Past Participle of espionner is:
    espionné -spied.

    These past tenses are all made using the tenses of avoir (to have) and the past participle. Being made of two parts they are called 'compound'.
    • I have spied
    • you had spied
    • he will have spied
    • we would have spied

    Compound Past, Present Perfect or Past Indefinite Tense conjugations of espionner - French for spy
    passé composé

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

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

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

    Future Perfect or Future Anterior Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    futur antérieur

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

    Conditional Perfect Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    conditionnel passé

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

    Imperative Tense conjugations of espionner, the French for spy
    impératif

    espionne
    - spy!
    espionnons
    - let’s spy!
    espionnez
    - spy!

    Present Participle of espionner

    espionnant - spying

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