Introduction to the verb breller
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The English translation of the French verb breller is “to yell” or “to shout.” The infinitive form of breller is pronounced “bruh-leh.”
The word breller comes from the Old French word “brailler,” which means “to roar” or “to cry.” It is most often used in everyday French to express a loud, sudden, or intense way of speaking or calling out.
In the Subjonctif Passé tense, breller is used to express a past action or event that is uncertain or hypothetical. Here are three examples of its usage in this tense, with English translations:
- Il faut que tu aies brellé pour qu’il t’entende. (You must have yelled for him to hear you.)
- J’aurais préféré que tu n’aies pas brellé devant tout le monde. (I would have preferred if you hadn’t yelled in front of everyone.)
- Il faut que nous ayons brellé pour qu’ils nous remarquent. (We must have yelled for them to notice us.)
Table of the Subjonctif Passé (Subjunctive Past) Tense Conjugation of breller
||Je veux que j’aie brellé.
||I want to have yelled.
||Il faut que tu aies brellé.
||You must have yelled.
||Il est possible qu’il ait brellé.
||It’s possible he yelled.
||Elle craint qu’elle ait brellé.
||She fears she yelled.
||On veut qu’on ait brellé.
||We want it to have been yelled.
||Espérons que nous ayons brellé.
||Let’s hope we yelled.
||Il est important que vous ayez brellé.
||It’s important that you yelled.
||Ils doutent qu’ils aient brellé.
||They doubt they yelled.
||Elles préfèrent qu’elles aient brellé.
||They prefer they yelled.
Other Conjugations for Breller.
Le Present (Present Tense) Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Imparfait (Imperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Passé Simple (Simple Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Passé Composé (Present Perfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Futur Simple (Simple Future) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Futur Proche (Near Future) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Plus-que-parfait (Pluperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Passé Antérieur (Past Anterior) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Futur Antérieur (Future Anterior) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Subjonctif Présent (Subjunctive Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Subjonctif Passé (Subjunctive Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller (this article)
Subjonctif Imparfait (Subjunctive Imperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Subjonctif Plus-que-parfait (Subjunctive Pluperfect) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Conditionnel Présent (Conditional Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
Conditionnel Passé (Conditional Past) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
L’impératif Présent (Imperative Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
L’infinitif Présent (Infinitive Present) Tense Conjugation of the French Verb breller
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Breller – About the French Subjonctif Passé (Subjunctive Past) Tense
The French Subjonctif Passé is a verb tense used to express actions or states that are uncertain, hypothetical, or dependent on some condition in the past. It’s often used in conjunction with the main verb in the present or future tense to convey various nuances of doubt, desire, necessity, or emotion.
Formation of the Subjonctif Passé
To form the Subjonctif Passé, you generally need to start with the third person plural (ils/elles) form of the passé composé (a compound past tense). Then, drop the subject and replace it with the appropriate Subjonctif endings. The endings are the same for regular -er, -ir, and -re verbs:
– For -er verbs: -e, -es, -e, -ions, -iez, -ent
– For -ir verbs: -isse, -isses, -ît, -issions, -issiez, -issent
– For -re verbs: -e, -es, -e, -ions, -iez, -ent
For example, if you have the verb “parler” (to speak) in the third person plural passé composé, which is “ils ont parlé” (they spoke), the Subjonctif Passé form would be “qu’ils aient parlé” (that they spoke).
Everyday Usage Patterns
The Subjonctif Passé is commonly used in various situations:
– Expressing doubt or uncertainty: It’s used when you’re not certain about the completion of an action in the past. For example, “Je doute qu’il ait mangé” (I doubt that he ate).
– Desires and preferences: When you want or wish for something to have happened in the past. For instance, “Je préfère que tu aies réussi” (I prefer that you have succeeded).
– Expressing emotions: To convey emotions or feelings related to past actions or events. For example, “Il est content que nous ayons gagné” (He is happy that we won).
– Hypothetical situations: When discussing hypothetical or unreal past situations. For example, “Si j’avais su, j’aurais souhaité qu’ils aient été là” (If I had known, I would have wished they had been there).
Interactions with Other Tenses
The Subjonctif Passé often interacts with other tenses to convey specific meanings:
It’s commonly used after expressions of doubt, desire, necessity, or emotion in the present. For example, “Il faut que tu aies fini” (You must have finished).
It’s used in the future for hypothetical or unreal actions in the past when the main clause is in the future. For example, “Je douterai qu’ils aient terminé demain” (I will doubt that they have finished tomorrow).
When the main clause is in the conditional, the Subjonctif Passé can be used to express unreal or hypothetical actions in the past. For instance, “Il voudrait que nous ayons réussi” (He would like us to have succeeded).
The Subjonctif Passé is a versatile tense used in French to convey uncertainty, doubt, desire, or hypothetical situations related to past actions. It is used in various everyday contexts and interacts with other tenses to express specific nuances in the language.
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