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esse / essen

which one is the correct one ? I've learned them both ways and I know they both mean eat but when is the proper time to use them?

11/10/2017, 4:46:44 AM

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With Ich , you will add -e at the end of the verbs.

With du , you will add -st at the end of the verbs

With sie/er/es/ ihr, you will add -t at the end of the verbs.

With wir and sie ( they ) , you will add -en at the end of the verbs.

There are some special cases that not follow the rules above. Hope this help you !

11/10/2017, 12:19:52 PM

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this is so useful thank you so much bro!!! :)

11/11/2017, 6:12:41 AM

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ich esse, wir essen, etc.

11/10/2017, 6:03:50 AM

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the infinitive form is essen. to this into a sentence, you remove the 'en', its infinitive ending, and replace it with: Ich: e du: st er/sie/es: t ihr/Sie/wir (plurals in general): en

so essentially, it is this: Ich: esse du: esst er/sie/es: isst (little odd here) ihr/Sie/wir: essen

or another example, Spielen.

Ich: spiele du: spielst er/sie/es: spielt ihr/Sie/wir: spielen

This works with any word like this.

11/10/2017, 7:35:55 AM

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The conjugation above is not quite right. The complete conjugation of "essen" goes like this:

ich esse;
du isst;
er/sie/es isst;
wir essen;
ihr esst;
sie essen

11/10/2017, 9:13:26 AM
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