Introduction to the verb rechausser
The English translation of the French verb rechausser is “to put on shoes again” or “to re-shoe.” It comes from the combination of the prefix “re-” meaning “again” and the word “chausser” which means “to put on shoes.”
The infinitive form of rechausser is pronounced as “ruh-sho-seh.”
The word rechausser originated from the Latin word “calceare” which means “to put on shoes” and the Old French word “chausser” which has the same meaning. It is most commonly used in everyday French in the Plus-que-parfait tense, which is used to express an action that occurred before another past action.
Example 1: J’avais rechaussé mes bottines avant de sortir. (I had put on my boots again before going out.)
Example 2: Nous avions rechaussé nos patins pour continuer notre partie de hockey. (We had put on our skates again to continue our hockey game.)
Example 3: Vous aviez rechaussé vos sandales pour aller à la plage. (You had put on your sandals again to go to the beach.)
Table of the Plus-que-parfait (Pluperfect) Tense Conjugation of rechausser
|J’avais rechaussé mes chaussures.
|I had put my shoes back on.
|tu avais rechaussé
|Tu avais rechaussé tes bottes.
|You had put your boots back on.
|il avait rechaussé
|Il avait rechaussé ses chaussettes.
|He had put his socks back on.
|elle avait rechaussé
|Elle avait rechaussé ses sandales.
|She had put her sandals back on.
|on avait rechaussé
|On avait rechaussé nos baskets.
|One had put our sneakers back on.
|nous avions rechaussé
|Nous avions rechaussé nos pantoufles.
|We had put our slippers back on.
|vous aviez rechaussé
|Vous aviez rechaussé vos talons hauts.
|You had put your high heels back on.
|ils avaient rechaussé
|Ils avaient rechaussé leurs bottines.
|They had put their ankle boots back on.
|elles avaient rechaussé
|Elles avaient rechaussé leurs baskets.
|They had put their sneakers back on.
Other Conjugations for Rechausser.
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Rechausser – About the French Plus-que-parfait (Pluperfect) Tense
Common everyday usage patterns
Sequencing of past events
Hypothetical or reported speech
Interactions with other tenses
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