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Se Tromper (To Mistaken) Meaning, Conjugation, Examples

Se Tromper (To Mistaken) Meaning, Conjugation, Examples

The French verb tomper means to cheat on, mislead or to deceive. In the promonimal form, se tromper de + noun means to mistaken, get/have wrong. Below the video we’ll look at the conjugation the present tense then some sample sentences.

present tense conjugation

  • je me trompe – I mistaken
  • tu te trompes – you mistaken
  • il, elle se trompe – he mistakes
  • nous nous trompons – we mistake
  • vous vous trompez – you mistake
  • ils, elles se trompent – they mistake

Example Sentences:

  • Le patron trompe tous ses employées.
    The boss cheats all of his workers.
  • Il paraît que l’homme trompe sa femme.
    It appears that the man is cheating on his wife.
  • Ils essayent de nous tromper.
    They’re trying to cheat us.
  • Pardon, je me trompe de votre prénom.
    Sorry, I’m mistakening your first name.
  • Désolé, je me trompe de la date.
    Sorry, I have the date wrong.
  • Pardon, je me trompe de numéro.
    Sorry, I have the wrong number.
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