Conjugate servir and other -vir verbs in Le Présent (present tense)

Verbs ending in -VIR follow the same conjugation as servir (to serve) in Présent indicatif:

SERVIR (to serve)

je sers
tu sers
il/elle/on sert
nous servons 
vous servez
ils/elles servent  

Listen to these examples:

Je sers les entrées.I'm serving the starters.

Tu dessers la table?Do you clear the table?

Il se sert en premier !He serves himself first!

Nous resservons Paul.We give Paul a second helping.

Vous me servez tous les jours.You serve me every day.

Les enfants desservent la table après le dîner.The children clear the table after dinner.

Other irregular -VIR verbs include:

se servir de - to use [something] 
resservir - to serve up again / to give a second helping
se resservir - to get a second helping
desservir - to clear [the table] / to do a disservice / to service

 

 

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Nous resservons Paul.We give Paul a second helping.
Les enfants desservent la table après le dîner.The children clear the table after dinner.
Vous me servez tous les jours.You serve me every day.
Tu dessers la table?Do you clear the table?
Je sers les entrées.I'm serving the starters.
Il se sert en premier !He serves himself first!
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