Intermediate #35 French verb appartenir with prepositions

Intermediate #35 French verb appartenir with prepositions

Today I teach you two ways to convey the idea that something belongs to someone my friend.

to belong to = appartenir



tu appartiens

il/elle/on appartient

nous appartenons

vous appartenez

ils/elles appartiennent

futur simple


tu appartiendras

il/elle/on appartiendra

nous appartiendrons

vous appartiendrez

ils/elles appartiendront



tu appartenais

il/elle/on appartenait

nous appartenions

vous apparteniez

ils/elles appartenaient


j’avais appartenu

tu avais appartenu

il/elle/on avait appartenu

nous avions appartenu

vous aviez appartenu

ils/elles avaient appartenu

Ce livre appartient à Isabelle.

This book belongs to Isabelle.

C’est le livre de Pierre.

It is Pierre’s book.

Ces habits leur appartiennent.

These clothes belong to them.

Ces bottes sont celles de Julie.

These boots are Julie’s.

Published by Claire SAMUEL

My name is Claire and my mission is to teach you French with a smile my friend!

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