‘Ranger’ (to tidy) in the present tense in French

‘Promener’ means ‘to walk’ and is ‘almost’ a regular -ER verb in French, therefore it will use the regular endings -e, -es, -e, -ons, -ez, -ent but the stem will change for the ‘nous’ form to keep the soft ‘g’ sound: rang will become range. Here are a few examples:

  • Ranger sa chambre: to tidy one’s room
  • Ranger la maison: to tidy the house


Ranger in the present tense in French

‘Ranger’ au présent en français

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

Sons (French audio)English translation
Je range
I tidy
Tu ranges
You tidy
Il range
He tidies
Elle range
She tidies
On range
One tidies
Nous rangeons
We tidy
Vous rangez
You tidy
Ils rangent
They tidy (male or male and female)
Elles rangent
They tidy (female)


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

Elsewhere on the web - BBC Bitesize

Check this BBC Bitesize lesson about pocket money and it refers to tidying up one’s room in the present tense.


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