Mentir (to lie) conjugation

French
24 examples

Conjugation of eiti

Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present tense
je mens
I lie
tu mens
you lie
il/elle/on ment
he/she/it lies
nous mentons
we lie
vous mentez
you all lie
ils/elles mentent
they lie
Present perfect tense
j’ai menti
I lay
tu as menti
you lay
il/elle/on a menti
he/she/it lay
nous avons menti
we lay
vous avez menti
you all lay
ils/elles ont menti
they lay
Past imperfect tense
je mentais
I was lying
tu mentais
you were lying
il/elle/on mentait
he/she/it was lying
nous mentions
we were lying
vous mentiez
you all were lying
ils/elles mentaient
they were lying
Future tense
je mentirai
I will lie
tu mentiras
you will lie
il/elle/on mentira
he/she/it will lie
nous mentirons
we will lie
vous mentirez
you all will lie
ils/elles mentiront
they will lie
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Past perfect tense
j’avais menti
I had lain
tu avais menti
you had lain
il/elle/on avait menti
he/she/it had lain
nous avions menti
we had lain
vous aviez menti
you all had lain
ils/elles avaient menti
they had lain
Past preterite tense
je mentis
I lay
tu mentis
you lay
il/elle/on mentit
he/she/it lay
nous mentîmes
we lay
vous mentîtes
you all lay
ils/elles mentirent
they lay
Past anterior tense
j’eus menti
I had lain
tu eus menti
you had lain
il/elle/on eut menti
he/she/it had lain
nous eûmes menti
we had lain
vous eûtes menti
you all had lain
ils/elles eurent menti
they had lain
Future perfect tense
j’aurai menti
I will have lain
tu auras menti
you will have lain
il/elle/on aura menti
he/she/it will have lain
nous aurons menti
we will have lain
vous aurez menti
you all will have lain
ils/elles auront menti
they will have lain
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present subjunctive tense
que je mente
that I lie
que tu mentes
that you lie
qu’il/elle/on mente
that he/she/it lie
que nous mentions
that we lie
que vous mentiez
that you all lie
qu’ils/elles mentent
that they lie
Present perfect subjunctive tense
que j’aie menti
that I have lain
que tu aies menti
that you have lain
qu’il/elle/on ait menti
that he/she/it have lain
que nous ayons menti
that we have lain
que vous ayez menti
that you all have lain
qu’ils/elles aient menti
that they have lain
Imperfect subjunctive tense
que je mentisse
that I would lie
que tu mentisses
that you would lie
qu’il/elle/on mentît
that he/she/it would lie
que nous mentissions
that we would lie
que vous mentissiez
that you all would lie
qu’ils/elles mentissent
that they would lie
Past perfect subjunctive tense
que j’eusse menti
that I had lain
que tu eusses menti
that you had lain
qu’il/elle/on eût menti
that he/she/it had lain
que nous eussions menti
that we had lain
que vous eussiez menti
that you all had lain
qu’ils/elles eussent menti
that they had lain
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Conditional mood
je mentirais
I would lie
tu mentirais
you would lie
il/elle/on mentirait
he/she/it would lie
nous mentirions
we would lie
vous mentiriez
you all would lie
ils/elles mentiraient
they would lie
Conditional perfect tense
j’aurais menti
I would have lain
tu aurais menti
you would have lain
il/elle/on aurait menti
he/she/it would have lain
nous aurions menti
we would have lain
vous auriez menti
you all would have lain
ils/elles auraient menti
they would have lain
Imperative mood
-
mens
lie!
-
mentons
let's lie!
mentez
lie!
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Past perfect imperative mood
-
aie menti
have lain
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ayons menti
let's have lain
ayez menti
have lain
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Examples of mentir

Example in FrenchTranslation in English
" Chérie, si vous avez besoin de vous mentir à vous-même ou à votre famille, ok. ""Honey, if you need to lie to yourself "or your family, okay.
" Ne t'avise pas de me mentir, Big Mike.""Don't you dare lie to me, Big Mike."
"Bon sang, on dirait que ma seule chance d'éviter la prison est de fuir"... et que c'est vrai, j'ai une obligation juridique... de mentir à mon client, de n'être pas d'accord ?"Gee, as I look at things, seems my only real shot at avoiding prison is to run"... and it happens to be true, I have a legal obligation... to lie to my client, to disagree?
"Chérie, je ne veux pas te mentir# Honey, I don't wanna tell you no lie
"Elle a du mentir pour sauver la vie de Lovely."'She had to lie to her father to save Lovely's life.'
"Alien like you." Bon sang, tu ne mens pas."alien like you." you're not lying.
"Couverture" pour pas dire "mensonge". Je mens à mon amie.Hetty, "Cover story" is just a more dignified way of saying "lie"-- I am lying to my friend.
"Croix de bois, croix de fer, si 1'mens, 1'vais en enfer", répondit Eclair avec ferveur.replied Lightning fervently.
"J'aime les gros putts, et je ne mens pas."I like big putts, and I cannot lie.
"Je mens pas ! ""Are you calling me a lier?"
" Mais... ne mentez pas au Docteur Showalter. ""But... don't lie to Doc Showalter.
"Ne me mentez pas !"Do not lie to me!
"Ne mentez pas ! Vous êtes sous serment.""Don't lie to me, Mr Clayton.
"Vous mentez à tout propos?"You lie about everything?
"Vous mentez.You lie.
"J'ai pris un risque en lui mentant sur son état.I took a risk in lying to her about her condition.
"Une vie vécu en mentant est comme une vie vécu à moitié.""A life lived lying is like a life half-lived."
- Alors ne me prends pas pour cette fille en me mentant.- Yeah, so just don't make me into that girl by lying to me.
- En me mentant?- By lying to me?
Ca expliquerait pourquoi tu m'as menti pendant tous ces mois.It would explain why you've been lying to me all these months.
Cela n'explique pas pourquoi tu m'as menti depuis que tu es revenu.It doesn't explain why you've been lying to me ever since you got back into town.
Celui qui m'appelle traître, a menti comme un scélérat.What in the world he is that names me traitor, villain-like he lies.
Chris doit s'expliquer, et Ann m'a menti. Il y a tant d'injustices.Chris needs to explain himself, and Ann lied to me about this date.
Donc, je devrais sans doute expliquer pourquoi je sorte de menti.So I should probably explain why I kind of fibbed.

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