Essayer (to try) conjugation

French
30 examples

Conjugation of eiti

Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present tense
j’essaye
I try
tu essayes
you try
il/elle/on essaye
he/she/it tries
nous essayons
we try
vous essayez
you all try
ils/elles essayent
they try
Present perfect tense
j’ai essayé
I tried
tu as essayé
you tried
il/elle/on a essayé
he/she/it tried
nous avons essayé
we tried
vous avez essayé
you all tried
ils/elles ont essayé
they tried
Past imperfect tense
j’essayais
I was trying
tu essayais
you were trying
il/elle/on essayait
he/she/it was trying
nous essayions
we were trying
vous essayiez
you all were trying
ils/elles essayaient
they were trying
Future tense
j’essayerai
I will try
tu essayeras
you will try
il/elle/on essayera
he/she/it will try
nous essayerons
we will try
vous essayerez
you all will try
ils/elles essayeront
they will try
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Past perfect tense
j’avais essayé
I had tried
tu avais essayé
you had tried
il/elle/on avait essayé
he/she/it had tried
nous avions essayé
we had tried
vous aviez essayé
you all had tried
ils/elles avaient essayé
they had tried
Past preterite tense
j’essayai
I tried
tu essayas
you tried
il/elle/on essaya
he/she/it tried
nous essayâmes
we tried
vous essayâtes
you all tried
ils/elles essayèrent
they tried
Past anterior tense
j’eus essayé
I had tried
tu eus essayé
you had tried
il/elle/on eut essayé
he/she/it had tried
nous eûmes essayé
we had tried
vous eûtes essayé
you all had tried
ils/elles eurent essayé
they had tried
Future perfect tense
j’aurai essayé
I will have tried
tu auras essayé
you will have tried
il/elle/on aura essayé
he/she/it will have tried
nous aurons essayé
we will have tried
vous aurez essayé
you all will have tried
ils/elles auront essayé
they will have tried
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present subjunctive tense
que j’essaye
that I try
que tu essayes
that you try
qu’il/elle/on essaye
that he/she/it try
que nous essayions
that we try
que vous essayiez
that you all try
qu’ils/elles essayent
that they try
Present perfect subjunctive tense
que j’aie essayé
that I have tried
que tu aies essayé
that you have tried
qu’il/elle/on ait essayé
that he/she/it have tried
que nous ayons essayé
that we have tried
que vous ayez essayé
that you all have tried
qu’ils/elles aient essayé
that they have tried
Imperfect subjunctive tense
que j’essayasse
that I would try
que tu essayasses
that you would try
qu’il/elle/on essayât
that he/she/it would try
que nous essayassions
that we would try
que vous essayassiez
that you all would try
qu’ils/elles essayassent
that they would try
Past perfect subjunctive tense
que j’eusse essayé
that I had tried
que tu eusses essayé
that you had tried
qu’il/elle/on eût essayé
that he/she/it had tried
que nous eussions essayé
that we had tried
que vous eussiez essayé
that you all had tried
qu’ils/elles eussent essayé
that they had tried
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Conditional mood
j’essayerais
I would try
tu essayerais
you would try
il/elle/on essayerait
he/she/it would try
nous essayerions
we would try
vous essayeriez
you all would try
ils/elles essayeraient
they would try
Conditional perfect tense
j’aurais essayé
I would have tried
tu aurais essayé
you would have tried
il/elle/on aurait essayé
he/she/it would have tried
nous aurions essayé
we would have tried
vous auriez essayé
you all would have tried
ils/elles auraient essayé
they would have tried
Imperative mood
-
essaye
try!
-
essayons
let's try!
essayez
try!
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Past perfect imperative mood
-
aie essayé
have tried
-
ayons essayé
let's have tried
ayez essayé
have tried
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Examples of essayer

Example in FrenchTranslation in English
! - Je dois essayer d'inverser le processus.- I have to try to reverse the process.
" - Ils vont essayer de se débarrasser de toi.- They'll try to get rid of you.
" essayer, c'est savoir et ne pas essayer, c'est essayer de ne pas savoir. ""trying is knowing and not trying is trying not to know."
"A", je suis terrifiée que ces gars avec des armes vont essayer de nous trouver parce que nous avons vu leur putain de champ de cannabis."A," I'm terrified those guys with guns are gonna try and find us because we saw their stupid pot field.
"Alors je vais essayer"/ So I'll try /
! Tu es celle qui essaye toujours de contrôler les choses.You're the one who's always trying to control things.
" Plus que j'essaye et apaise... ""The more I try and quieten... "
" Plus que j'essaye et j'apaise... ""The more I try and quieten... "
"Cette fois-ci", essaye d'être un peu plus aimable.Let's try the whole thing all over again. Only this time, try to be more cordial.
"Elle essaye de me détruire!""She's trying to destroy me!"
"D'accord, essayons quelques prises sans couper... et donnez-moi des couleurs différentes"."Okay, let's try it a few times without cutting... and show me a few different colors."
"Mais au moins, essayons."But at least let's try it."
"Tiens, essayons ça."Oh, cool, yeah, let's try this!
- Alors essayons.- OK, let's try then.
- Bien, essayons de nouveau.- Now, let's try it again.
! - Vous essayez de nous faire tuer ?- Are you trying to get us killed?
"Désolé, le numéro que vous essayez de joindre n'est pas disponible.""Sorry, the number you are trying to reach is unavailable."
"Enfoirés, si vous essayez de virer la machine,"If you sons of bitches try to remove this typewriter,
"Et bien, essayez toujours de voir la vie comme si vous sortiez d'un tunnel.""Well," he'd say, "always try to see life around you as if you just came out of a tunnel."
"J'ai besoin que vous changiez et essayez de nouvelles choses.""I need you guys to switch it up and try things."
"Des centaines de soldats avaient donné" "leurs vies et membres en essayant de prendre...""Hundreds of soldiers had given their lives and limbs trying to take..."
"J'ai senti Brock essayant de remonter à la surface"."I felt Brock trying to get to the surface."
"Ma vie dans les tranchés se passait à courir..." "de classe en classe essayant d'éviter l'inévitable."My life in the trenches was spent rushing... from class to class, trying to avoid the unavoidable.
"Ok, les gars, essayant encore pour un bébé."Okay, folks, trying again for a baby.
"Ou on mourra en essayant ?""Or die trying?"
! Tu as essayé de nous tuer, mon père et moi.You tried to kill me and our father.
" Hier soir, la veille de la Toussaint, le père Moore a essayé de chasser six démons hors de mon corps."Last night, on Allhallows' Eve Father Moore tried to cast six demons from my body.
" Il a essayé de nous tué."He tried to kill us.
" J'ai essayé de la calmer"*I have tried pacifying her so much*
" On a tout essayé." " On l'a rétrécie, chatouillé sa plus grande peur.""We tried everything-- shrunk her down to size..."

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