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17 April 2018
It's like contredire in the present tense.
Couldn't help but notice, but lire is a lot like contredire, interdire, predire in the present conjugation. " contredis contredit contredisons contredisez contredisent. " " lis lit lisons lisez lisent. " Maybe this page should mention that as a fun fact, I know it makes remembering how to conjugate different categories of irregular verbs easier when I know that they're conjugated the same way as each other.
This question relates to:French lesson "Conjugate lire in Le Présent (present tense)"
18 April 2018
Yes, that could be helpful. Also, it is interesting that contredire and dire differ in 2nd person plural present tense:
vous contredisez vs. vous dites
Chris (not a native speaker).
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Although the verbs 'contredire' and 'lire' might look to be similar in the present tense, when you get to the passé composé they will differ as the past participle of 'dire' and all its derivatives like 'contredire', ends in 'it' , however the past participle of 'lire' is 'lu' so they could not be put together .
Hope this helps!
22 April 2018
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