Conjugation of espérer

Common conjugations for the French verb espérer, and their English translations.

Infinitive
espérerto hope

Present Indicative
j'espèreI hope
tu espèresyou hope
il espèrehe hopes
elle espèreshe hopes
nous espéronswe hope
vous espérezyou (formal) hope
ils espèrentthey hope
elles espèrentthey hope

Imperfect Indicative
j'espéraisI was hoping
tu espéraisyou were hoping
il espéraithe was hoping
elle espéraitshe was hoping
nous espérionswe were hoping
vous espériezyou (formal) were hoping
ils espéraientthey were hoping
elles espéraientthey were hoping

Passé Composé
j'ai espéréI have hoped
tu as espéréyou have hoped
il a espéréhe has hoped
elle a espéréshe has hoped
nous avons espéréwe have hoped
vous avez espéréyou (formal) have hoped
ils ont espéréthey have hoped
elles ont espéréthey have hoped

Future Indicative
j'espéreraiI will hope
tu espérerasyou will hope
il espérerahe will hope
elle espérerashe will hope
nous espéreronswe will hope
vous espérerezyou (formal) will hope
ils espérerontthey will hope
elles espérerontthey will hope

Conditional
j'espéreraisI would hope
tu espéreraisyou would hope
il espéreraithe would hope
elle espéreraitshe would hope
nous espérerionswe would hope
vous espéreriezyou (formal) would hope
ils espéreraientthey would hope
elles espéreraientthey would hope

Present Subjunctive
j'espère(... that) I hope
tu espères(... that) you hope
il espère(... that) he hopes
elle espère(... that) she hopes
nous espérions(... that) we hope
vous espériez(... that) you (formal) hope
ils espèrent(... that) they hope
elles espèrent(... that) they hope

Imperative
espère Hope!
espéronsLet's hope!
espérez Hope! (pl)

Present Participle
espérant hoping


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