Conjugate reflexive verb se coucher in Le Présent (present tense)

In Le Présent, the 'se' part of a reflexive verb changes according to the je/tu/il/nous/vous/ils part (in grammar jargon: the reflexive pronoun in a reflexive verb agrees with the subject).

SE COUCHER (to go to bed/to lie down)

je me couche I go to bed
tu te couches you go to bed (singular-familiar form)
il/elle/on se couche he/she/we/one/people go to bed
   
nous nous couchons we go to bed
vous vous couchez you go to bed (plural/formal)
ils/elles se couchent They go to bed

Note: you could also use the expression "aller au lit" ('to go to bed' literally)

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Examples and resources

Mes enfants se couchent à 9 heures.
My children go to bed at 9.


À quelle heure tu te couches?
What time do you go to bed?


Elle se couche à minuit.
She goes to bed at midnight.


Nous nous couchons maintenant.
We're going to bed now.


Q&A

Louise

Kwiziq community member

5 April 2017

4 replies

Vous vous couchez tard?

Louise

Kwiziq community member

5 April 2017

5/04/17

Non je me lévé environ á sept heures

Elif

Kwiziq community member

5 April 2017

5/04/17

oui, je me couche tard

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

5 April 2017

5/04/17

Bonjour Louise ! "Non, je me lève à sept heures environ / vers sept heures." :) See lesson: https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/conjugate-reflexive-verb-se-lever-in-le-present-present-tense À bientôt !

Elaine

Kwiziq community member

12 November 2018

12/11/18

Je me couche environs 22 heures, ni en retard, ni en avance. 

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