Tenir (to keep) conjugation

French
25 examples

Conjugation of eiti

Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present tense
je tiens
I keep
tu tiens
you keep
il/elle/on tient
he/she/it keeps
nous tenons
we keep
vous tenez
you all keep
ils/elles tiennent
they keep
Present perfect tense
j’ai tenu
I kept
tu as tenu
you kept
il/elle/on a tenu
he/she/it kept
nous avons tenu
we kept
vous avez tenu
you all kept
ils/elles ont tenu
they kept
Past imperfect tense
je tenais
I was keeping
tu tenais
you were keeping
il/elle/on tenait
he/she/it was keeping
nous tenions
we were keeping
vous teniez
you all were keeping
ils/elles tenaient
they were keeping
Future tense
je tiendrai
I will keep
tu tiendras
you will keep
il/elle/on tiendra
he/she/it will keep
nous tiendrons
we will keep
vous tiendrez
you all will keep
ils/elles tiendront
they will keep
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Past perfect tense
j’avais tenu
I had kept
tu avais tenu
you had kept
il/elle/on avait tenu
he/she/it had kept
nous avions tenu
we had kept
vous aviez tenu
you all had kept
ils/elles avaient tenu
they had kept
Past preterite tense
je tins
I kept
tu tins
you kept
il/elle/on tint
he/she/it kept
nous tînmes
we kept
vous tîntes
you all kept
ils/elles tinrent
they kept
Past anterior tense
j’eus tenu
I had kept
tu eus tenu
you had kept
il/elle/on eut tenu
he/she/it had kept
nous eûmes tenu
we had kept
vous eûtes tenu
you all had kept
ils/elles eurent tenu
they had kept
Future perfect tense
j’aurai tenu
I will have kept
tu auras tenu
you will have kept
il/elle/on aura tenu
he/she/it will have kept
nous aurons tenu
we will have kept
vous aurez tenu
you all will have kept
ils/elles auront tenu
they will have kept
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Present subjunctive tense
que je tienne
that I keep
que tu tiennes
that you keep
qu’il/elle/on tienne
that he/she/it keep
que nous tenions
that we keep
que vous teniez
that you all keep
qu’ils/elles tiennent
that they keep
Present perfect subjunctive tense
que j’aie tenu
that I have kept
que tu aies tenu
that you have kept
qu’il/elle/on ait tenu
that he/she/it have kept
que nous ayons tenu
that we have kept
que vous ayez tenu
that you all have kept
qu’ils/elles aient tenu
that they have kept
Imperfect subjunctive tense
que je tinsse
that I would keep
que tu tinsses
that you would keep
qu’il/elle/on tînt
that he/she/it would keep
que nous tinssions
that we would keep
que vous tinssiez
that you all would keep
qu’ils/elles tinssent
that they would keep
Past perfect subjunctive tense
que j’eusse tenu
that I had kept
que tu eusses tenu
that you had kept
qu’il/elle/on eût tenu
that he/she/it had kept
que nous eussions tenu
that we had kept
que vous eussiez tenu
that you all had kept
qu’ils/elles eussent tenu
that they had kept
Je
Tu
Il/elle/on
Nous
Vous
Ils/elles
Conditional mood
je tiendrais
I would keep
tu tiendrais
you would keep
il/elle/on tiendrait
he/she/it would keep
nous tiendrions
we would keep
vous tiendriez
you all would keep
ils/elles tiendraient
they would keep
Conditional perfect tense
j’aurais tenu
I would have kept
tu aurais tenu
you would have kept
il/elle/on aurait tenu
he/she/it would have kept
nous aurions tenu
we would have kept
vous auriez tenu
you all would have kept
ils/elles auraient tenu
they would have kept
Imperative mood
-
tiens
keep!
-
tenons
let's keep!
tenez
keep!
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Past perfect imperative mood
-
aie tenu
have kept
-
ayons tenu
let's have kept
ayez tenu
have kept
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Examples of tenir

Example in FrenchTranslation in English
" de potence de pendus, pour tenir l'Abomination""from a hangman's gallows to keep the Abomination
"1er janvier. J'ai décidé de tenir le journal de mes pensées et actes.January 1st: "I have decided to keep a journal of my thoughts and deeds over the coming year,
"Avec une cheminée pour nous tenir chaud.""With a fireplace to keep us warm."
"Cher Sénateur Dawes, croyant en votre sincérité lorsque vous m'avez demandé de vous tenir informé, encore une fois, je vous écris afin de solliciter votre aide."My dear Senator Dawes, as l believed you sincere in asking me to keep you informed, l write you again in an appeal for your assistance.
"Elle était déterminée à nous tenir à bout de bras,"She was determined to keep us at arm's length,
"D'accord, peut-être." "Mais au cas où, tiens un journal, "écris tout ce qui se passe là-bas."But in case you're wrong, just keep a journal, write down everything that goes on over there.
"Dieu te bénisse et prenne soin de toi et des tiens.God bless and keep you and yours.
"Je les tiens soigneusement, " pensa-t-il."I keep them with precision," he thought.
"Pendant un mois, je t'aimerai, Seo I Su," et cette promesse, tiens-les, s'il te plaît."For one month, I'll be loving you, Seo I Su," this promise, please keep them.
"Que l'on m'accorde de l'estime si je tiens mes promesses."Please consider me if I keep my promises.
"Et tenez-moi au courant de tout ce qui vous arrive.""And keep me fully informed."
"Mais si vous tenez à me faire plaisir, "donnez-moi le médaillon avec le portrait de votre fille. "Je sais que vous le portez toujours sur vous."But if you wish to make me glad, then please bestow upon me the medallion with your daughter"s image as a keepsake, which I know you always wear.
"Retournez dans le mouvement, tenez-nous informés. ""Stay in the movement, keep us informed."
"Si vous cherchez un suspect, tenez-le à l'œil, inspecteur."Yes. If you want a suspect, I suggest you keep an eye on him, Lieutenant. Must go now.
'Arrosez, taillez, nourissez votre petit coin, 'tenez les mauvaises herbes à distance.'Water, prune, feed your little patch, 'keep the weeds at bay.
- Exact. Personne n'a jamais eu de problème en tenant sa langue.Besides, I don't know anyone who's gotten into trouble for keeping their mouth shut.
- Je l'emmène avec moi en le tenant à un mètre de distance.- I take him with me on my rounds, keeping a distance of 1 m.
- Ne vous inquiétez pas. Ca sera juste un ami tenant compagnie à une autre amie.It's just gonna be one friend keeping another friend company.
Avec Simon, vous avez alors suivi de nombreuses pistes tout en me tenant au courant, en passant les infos à un de mes agents.During your time with Simon, you pursued a variety of leads, all the while keeping me informed by passing on the intel to one of our operatives.
Avec moi tenant le registre de ses faits et gestes les plus inavouables.With me on the inside keeping a travel log of all the dark and dirty places he visits.
"Directeur adjoint du contre-terrorisme [CIA]" Elle ne vous a pas tenu au courant, n'est-ce pas?She keptyou out ofthe loop too, didn't she?
"Mais aucun Dieu n'a tenu la main, les bénissant de nuage sur leur tête."'But no God kept the hand of blessings of the cloud on their head.'
"Niklaus a tenu parole."Niklaus kept his word.
"Vous, qui avez tenu vos promesses. Et nous, les nôtres."You at home has kept faith us, We've kept taith with you."
- Arbitan a tenu parole alors.- Arbitan kept his promise then.

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