I'm confused about répartir.. shouldn't it be répartissez

Wanda

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18 October 2017

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I'm confused about répartir.. shouldn't it be répartissez

This relates to:
Conjugate partir, sortir and other -tir verbs in Le Présent (present tense) -

Ron

Kwiziq community member

18 October 2017

18/10/17

Bonjour Wanda,
Here is the TIP from the lesson above that concerns répartir:
The verb répartir (to distribute) is NOT a derivative of partir, but shares its root with the word "repartition", and follows the regular -IR conjugation (see Conjugate regular -ir verbs in Le Présent (present tense)).
It should not be confused with this verb: «repartir (to leave again)», no «-é» which gives a different meaning and different conjugation:
repartir (to leave again)
je repars
tu repars
il repart
nous repartons
vous repartez
ils repartent

répartir (to distribute)
Je répartis
Tu répartis
Il/elle répartit
Nous répartissons
Vous répartissez
Ils/elles répartissent
J'espère que ma réponse vous aiderait.
Bonne chance et bonne continuation dans vos études en français, la langue de Molière et qui a été utilisé par le monde français depuis l’époque d’Hugues Capet

Ron (also a non-native speaker)

Wanda

Kwiziq community member

19 October 2017

19/10/17

merci, je comprends.

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