how do you know when to use mange or manges? please let me know.

September 7, 2019


It depends on the "person" conjugating the verb. In English, you have different conjugations for I/You/We and He/She/It, right? Well, for French (and a lot of other languages) there's a different conjugation for each single person. In the case of manger, in the Present, it's: Je mange Tu manges Il/Elle/On mange Nous mangeons Vous mangez Ils/Elles mangent

There are rules though, so it's not hard to learn the conjugations. Good luck!

September 7, 2019

Worth getting to grips with this - using the link from Vu7xENbj as a similar pattern of word endings is relevant for many verbs - and the principle (though not all the endings!) applies to all verbs.

September 7, 2019

When you're refering to a "him", "her", or "it", you will use mange.

Example: "Sparky is eating." would be "Sparky mange."

When you're refering to the person you are talking to, you will use manges.

Example: "You are eating." would be "Tu manges."

September 7, 2019
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