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Verb + de: Share Yours

What is YOUR favourite, or most useful verb followed by “de” in French?


Here is mine:

avoir besoin de… /avwar bzwehnd/ to need… 


I don’t find it pretty, but it sure is very handy.


J’ai besoin de la machine  /zhay bzwehn dlah mah sheen/ I need the machine. Listen

Avez-vous besoin de chanter si fort? Do you need to sing so loud? Listen

De quoi avons-nous besoin? /dkwah avon noo bzwehn/ What do we need? Listen

Tu n’as pas besoin de ça. /tuna pah bzwehn dsah/ You don’t need this. Listen

Tu n’as pas besoin de faire ça /tuna pah bzwehn dfair sah/ You don’t need to do this. Listen


Let’s build a list together! 

Please take a moment to write your verb followed by “de” in the comment section below. Tu n’as pas besoin d’écrire une phrase, just the verb itself is enough.

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