Paraitre (to appear to be) conjugation

French
20 examples

Conjugation of eiti

Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present tense
je parais
I appear to be
tu parais
you appear to be
il/elle/on parait
he/she/it appears to be
nous paraissons
we appear to be
vous paraissez
you all appear to be
ils/elles paraissent
they appear to be
Present perfect tense
j’ai paru
I appeared to be
tu as paru
you appeared to be
il/elle/on a paru
he/she/it appeared to be
nous avons paru
we appeared to be
vous avez paru
you all appeared to be
ils/elles ont paru
they appeared to be
Past imperfect tense
je paraissais
I was appearing to be
tu paraissais
you were appearing to be
il/elle/on paraissait
he/she/it was appearing to be
nous paraissions
we were appearing to be
vous paraissiez
you all were appearing to be
ils/elles paraissaient
they were appearing to be
Future tense
je paraitrai
I will appear to be
tu paraitras
you will appear to be
il/elle/on paraitra
he/she/it will appear to be
nous paraitrons
we will appear to be
vous paraitrez
you all will appear to be
ils/elles paraitront
they will appear to be
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Past perfect tense
j’avais paru
I had appeared to be
tu avais paru
you had appeared to be
il/elle/on avait paru
he/she/it had appeared to be
nous avions paru
we had appeared to be
vous aviez paru
you all had appeared to be
ils/elles avaient paru
they had appeared to be
Past preterite tense
je parus
I appeared to be
tu parus
you appeared to be
il/elle/on parut
he/she/it appeared to be
nous parûmes
we appeared to be
vous parûtes
you all appeared to be
ils/elles parurent
they appeared to be
Past anterior tense
j’eus paru
I had appeared to be
tu eus paru
you had appeared to be
il/elle/on eut paru
he/she/it had appeared to be
nous eûmes paru
we had appeared to be
vous eûtes paru
you all had appeared to be
ils/elles eurent paru
they had appeared to be
Future perfect tense
j’aurai paru
I will have appeared to be
tu auras paru
you will have appeared to be
il/elle/on aura paru
he/she/it will have appeared to be
nous aurons paru
we will have appeared to be
vous aurez paru
you all will have appeared to be
ils/elles auront paru
they will have appeared to be
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present subjunctive tense
que je paraisse
that I appear to be
que tu paraisses
that you appear to be
qu’il/elle/on paraisse
that he/she/it appear to be
que nous paraissions
that we appear to be
que vous paraissiez
that you all appear to be
qu’ils/elles paraissent
that they appear to be
Present perfect subjunctive tense
que j’aie paru
that I have appeared to be
que tu aies paru
that you have appeared to be
qu’il/elle/on ait paru
that he/she/it have appeared to be
que nous ayons paru
that we have appeared to be
que vous ayez paru
that you all have appeared to be
qu’ils/elles aient paru
that they have appeared to be
Imperfect subjunctive tense
que je parusse
that I would appear to be
que tu parusses
that you would appear to be
qu’il/elle/on parût
that he/she/it would appear to be
que nous parussions
that we would appear to be
que vous parussiez
that you all would appear to be
qu’ils/elles parussent
that they would appear to be
Past perfect subjunctive tense
que j’eusse paru
that I had appeared to be
que tu eusses paru
that you had appeared to be
qu’il/elle/on eût paru
that he/she/it had appeared to be
que nous eussions paru
that we had appeared to be
que vous eussiez paru
that you all had appeared to be
qu’ils/elles eussent paru
that they had appeared to be
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Conditional mood
je paraitrais
I would appear to be
tu paraitrais
you would appear to be
il/elle/on paraitrait
he/she/it would appear to be
nous paraitrions
we would appear to be
vous paraitriez
you all would appear to be
ils/elles paraitraient
they would appear to be
Conditional perfect tense
j’aurais paru
I would have appeared to be
tu aurais paru
you would have appeared to be
il/elle/on aurait paru
he/she/it would have appeared to be
nous aurions paru
we would have appeared to be
vous auriez paru
you all would have appeared to be
ils/elles auraient paru
they would have appeared to be
Imperative mood
-
parais
appear to be!
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paraissons
let's appear to be!
paraissez
appear to be!
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Past perfect imperative mood
-
aie paru
have appeared to be
-
ayons paru
let's have appeared to be
ayez paru
have appeared to be
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Examples of paraitre

Example in FrenchTranslation in English
"Si elle allait paraitre# That any second you may suddenly appear #
- Je ne veux pas paraitre radine.- I don't want to appear cheap.
Aussi devastatrices qu'elles puissent nous paraitre, Lorsque Les avalanches remodelent la terre elles arrivent a gratter meme la surface.But however devastating avalanches may appear to us, when it comes to reshaping the Earth, they barely even scratch the surface.
Ce qui pourrait être de l'arrogance et faire paraitre son organisation mitigée.That could be arrogance getting in the way and making his organization appear mixed.
En tant que politicien, il vaut mieux paraitre conciliant que vindicatif.As a politician, isn't it better to appear forgiving than vindictive?
"Je te parais bizarre mais la vie est une aventure bizarre..."I may seem weird to you, but on these weird voyages... "weird creatures appear.
"Plus imbécile encore je parais, à cause du temps perdu ici."Still more fool I shall appear "by the time I linger here.
- Je suis exactement ce que je parais être.- I'm exactly what I appear to be.
Des années à l'étranger t'ont mené à d'étranges plaisirs, dignes de la bête que tu parais.Years abroad led you to strange pleasures, worthy of the beast you appear.
Est que tu parais naturelle.Is that you appear to be a natural.
- Vous paraissez avoir un problème.- You appear to have a problem.
Ecoutez, M. Rutherford, je ne vous crois pas aussi stupide que vous le paraissez.- Well, you know, Mr Rutherford? - Yes, sir? I don't think you're quite as dumb as you appear to be.
Il y a des choses que vous ne paraissez pas tolérer.I understand perfectly Mr Downie... there are certain things you can't appear to condone.
Madame, vous paraissez être saoule.Ma'am, your appearance appears to be drunken.
Mais, je me dois de vous dire que maintenant que je sais qui vous êtes, je ne puis m'empêcher de souhaiter que vous soyez un petit peu plus âgée que vous ne le paraissez et moins séduisante.But I am bound to state that... now that I know you are Mr. Worthing's ward... I cannot help expressing a wish that you were... well, just a little bit older than you seem to be... and not quite so very alluring in appearance.
...la pression de la presse et les insinuations... n'ont eu de cesse et ont atteint leur summum dans cet article... qui a paru ce matin dans un quotidien national.Press speculation and innuendo has continued unabated... culminating in an article... which appeared in a national newspaper this morning.
272 00:34:57,375 -- 00:35:00,378 Qui perdent les mots, perdrait bientôt 50 million 273 00:35:00,378 -- 00:35:02,380 Voyez quelle carte a paru Hé hé ....272 00:34:57,375 -- 00:35:00,378 Who lose the words, would lose 50 million soon 273 00:35:00,378 -- 00:35:02,380 See what card has appeared Hey hey ¡­..
Après avoir été à Whitwell, j'ai écrit mon texte... il a paru le jour de la Pâque juive.After l went to Whitwell, l wrote my story... and it appeared on Passover Day.
C'est paru le jour avant sa disparition.This came out the day before he disappeared.
C'est un article paru dans le Wall Street journal daté du 7 Septembre 1987.It's an article that appeared in The Wall Street Journal dated September 7, 1987.

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