Conjugate venir, tenir and derivatives in Le Futur (future tense)

The verb venir, tenir and derivatives* in Futur Simple have irregular stems : viendr- / tiendr-

Futur Simple
je viendrai
tu viendras
il viendra
elle viendra
on viendra
nous viendrons
vous viendrez
ils viendront
elles viendront

Futur Simple
je tiendrai
tu tiendras
il tiendra
elle tiendra
on tiendra
nous tiendrons
vous tiendrez
ils tiendront
elles tiendront
To conjugate the irregular verbs venir (to come) and tenir (to hold) in Futur Simple, you use:
 
viendr- / tiendr- + the following endings: -ai, -as, -a, -ons, -ez, -ont

*These other verbs ending in -enir follow the same conjugation pattern: 

revenir (to come back)
devenir (to become)
parvenir (to manage / to achieve)
convenir (to agree / to suit)

retenir (to retain / to hold back)
appartenir (to belong)
obtenir (to obtain)
contenir (to contain)
etc

And here are some examples to listen to:

Je tiendrai jusqu'au bout.
I will hold on until the end.

Tu reviendras nous voir ?
Will you come back to see us?

Elle retiendra son souffle jusqu'à ce que tu acceptes.
She'll hold her breath until you agree.

Nous parviendrons à le joindre au bout du compte.
We'll manage to reach him eventually.

Vous deviendrez des artistes fabuleux un jour.
You'll become amazing artists one day.

Ils contiendront la foule pendant la manifestation.
They will contain the crowd during the demonstration.

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Tu reviendras nous voir ?
Will you come back to see us?



Vous deviendrez des artistes fabuleux un jour.
You'll become amazing artists one day.


Je tiendrai jusqu'au bout.
I will hold on until the end.


Ils contiendront la foule pendant la manifestation.
They will contain the crowd during the demonstration.


Nous viendrons à ta soirée.
We will come to your party.


Nous parviendrons à le joindre au bout du compte.
We'll manage to reach him eventually.


Un jour, je viendrai au Canada.
One day, I will come to Canada.


Elle retiendra son souffle jusqu'à ce que tu acceptes.
She'll hold her breath until you agree.


Tu viendras me voir?
Will you come to see me?


Q&A

Michael

Kwiziq community member

29 April 2018

1 reply

Qu'est que c'est la fonction de "ce que" ?

Dans la phrase "Elle retiendra son souffle jusqu'à ce que tu acceptes," pourquoi on  sert "ce que" ?

CrystalMaiden

Kwiziq community member

30 April 2018

30/04/18

" jusqu'à ce que " is just a part of the expression, it means " until, " I don't know why, etymologically-wise, the " what/ce que, " is there either. I saw it in the dictionary a lot and yeah, it's just a way to say until before a subject pronoun (tu).
Let me take a look at that...