‘Laver’ (to wash) in the present tense in French

    ‘Laver’ means ‘to wash’ and is a regular -ER verb in French, therefore it will use the regular endings -e, -es, -e, -ons, -ez, -ent. Here are a few examples:

    • Laver la voiture: to wash the car
    • Laver les carreaux/vitres/fenêtres: to clean the windows
    • Laver le sol: to wash the floor, to mop the floor etc.

    Laver in the present tense in French

    ‘Laver’ au présent en français

    (‘To wash’ in the present tense in French)

    Sons (French audio)English translation
    Je lave
    I wash
    Tu laves
    You wash
    Il lave
    He washes
    Elle lave
    She washes
    On lave
    One washes
    Nous lavons
    We wash
    Vous lavez
    You wash
    Ils lavent
    They wash (male or male and female)
    Elles lavent
    They wash (female)


    Check out the lesson on the present tense if you want to learn more about the present tense in French.

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