Conjugate regular -dre verbs (+ avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)

See how to conjugate regular -DRE verbs in Le Passé Composé with the example of entendre (to hear):

 

REGULAR -DRE VERB 
ENTENDRE to hear

j'

ai entendu
I heard

tu

as entendu
you heard

il / elle / on

entendu
he / she / one heard

nous

avons entendu
we heard

vous

avez entendu
you heard

ils/elles

ont entendu
they heard

Regular -DRE verbs are easy to conjugate in Le Passé Composé :

avoir in Le Présent + past participle

To form the past participle of regular -dre verbs, simply replace the -re ending of the infinitive form with -u:

entendre (to hear) -> entendu  (heard)
répondre (to answer) -> répondu  (answered)
attendre (to wait for) -> attendu  (waited for)
vendre (to sell) -> vendu  (sold)
perdre (to lose) -> perdu  (lost)
etc

ATTENTION: 

Note that with avoir as an auxiliary, past participles never agree with the subject of the verb:

Il a perdu ses clés.He lost his keys.

Elle a perdu ses clés.She lost her keys.

 

Here are more examples to listen to:

J'ai vendu ma vieille voiture.I sold my old car.

Tu as répondu à son texto.You replied to his text.

Il a perdu son porte-feuille.He lost his wallet.

Nous avons entendu du bruit.We heard some noise.

Vous avez rendu visite à Paula.You visited Paula.

Ils ont attendu le bus ensemble.They waited for the bus together.


ATTENTION:
Here is a list of the main irregular -DRE verbs that DON'T follow this pattern:

prendre (and derivatives) -> See Conjugate prendre and derivatives (+avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)

coudre     

peindre / craindre / joindre  -> See Conjugate -aindre, -eindre, -oindre verbs (+ avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)

 

See also Conjugate regular -er verbs (+ avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past) and Conjugate regular -ir verbs (+ avoir) in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)

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Il a perdu ses clés.He lost his keys.
Nous avons entendu du bruit.We heard some noise.
Il a perdu son porte-feuille.He lost his wallet.
J'ai vendu ma vieille voiture.I sold my old car.
Tu as répondu à son texto.You replied to his text.
Mais tu as perdu les pédales, ma parole !But you've lost your marbles, my word!
Ils ont attendu le bus ensemble.They waited for the bus together.
Elle a perdu ses clés.She lost her keys.
Vous avez rendu visite à Paula.You visited Paula.
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