Meaning of Tenir – French Verb

Tenir means to hold, keep, or maintain.

Examples of tenir in Every Day Usage

  1. Je tiens la main de mon enfant pour traverser la rue. (I hold my child’s hand to cross the street.)
  2. Elle tient un livre dans ses mains. (She holds a book in her hands.)
  3. Nous tenons nos promesses envers nos amis. (We keep our promises to our friends.)

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