Conjugate avoir (+ avoir) in the compound past in French (Le Passé Composé)

 Avoir is a very useful verb to know in French. Here's how to conjugate this verb in Le Passé Composé.

Look at these sentences:

J'ai eu trois cadeaux pour mon anniversaire.I got three presents for my birthday.

As-tu eu mon message?Did you get my message?

Nous avons tous eu la varicelle.We all had chickenpox.

In Le Passé Composé (compound past), the verb "avoir" (to have) has an irregular past participle: "eu", and works with 'avoir' as an auxiliary.

Learn how to conjugate AVOIR (to have) in Le Passé Composé in French

j'ai eu I had/have had
tu as eu you had/have had (singular-familiar form)
il/elle/on a eu he/she/we/one/people had/has had
   
nous avons eu we had/have had
vous avez eu you had/have had
ils/elles ont eu They had/have had

 

 

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Examples and resources

Cette même année, elle a eu des jumeaux.That same year, she had twins.
As-tu eu mon message?Did you get my message?
J'ai eu trois cadeaux pour mon anniversaire.I got three presents for my birthday.
Vous avez eu beaucoup de chance ce jour-là.You were very lucky that day.
Nous avons tous eu la varicelle.We all had chickenpox.
Nous avons eu la varicelle en même temps.We had chicken pox at the same time.
Hier, j'ai eu des invités.Yesterday, I had guests.
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