100 Verbs of movement and action in French

100 verbs of movement & action in French

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Want to learn the French language?  Here’s a complete list of the most common and useful verbs of movement and action in French with their translation in English. Ideal to help you boost your French vocabulary!

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ENGLISH FRENCH
To accompany Accompagner
To accelerate Accélérer
To advance Avancer
To applaud Applaudir
To approach S’approcher
To arrive Arriver
To back off Reculer
To bend Plier
To bite Mordre
To blink Cligner des yeux
To blow Souffler
To break Casser / Briser
To breathe Respirer
To bring Amener / Apporter quelque chose
To bring back Ramener / Rapporter
To build Construire
To carry Porter / Emporter
To catch Attraper
To chew Mâcher
To choose Choisir
To climb Escalader / Grimper
To close Fermer
To come Venir
To cook Cuisiner
To count Compter
To crawl Ramper
To crouch S’accroupir
To cry Pleurer
To dance Danser
To dive Plonger
To dodge Esquiver
To drag Traîner
To dream Rêver
To drink Boire
To drive Conduire
To eat Manger
To enter Entrer
To escape Échapper
To evade S’évader
To exit Pour quitter
To fall Tomber
To fix (something) Réparer (quelque chose)
To float Flotter
To follow (someone) Suivre (quelqu’un)
To get fat Grossir / Devenir gros
To get over something Franchir (quelque chose)
To give Donner
To go Aller
To go down Descendre
To go out Sortir
To hit Frapper
To hug Embrasser / Faire un câlin / Prendre dans ses bras
To jump Sauter
To kick Donner un coup de pied
To kiss Embrasser
To kneel Se mettre à genoux / S’agenouiller
To laugh Rire
To leap Bondir / Sauter
To leave Partir / Quitter
To lick Lécher
To lie down S’allonger / Se coucher
To lift up Soulever
To listen Écouter
To look for Chercher / Rechercher
To lose weight Perdre du poids
To move Bouger / Se déplacer
To move away S ‘éloigner
To move back Reculer / revenir en arrière
To move something Déplacer (quelque chose)
To open Ouvrir
To park Se garer
To pass Passer
To pick up Ramasser
To point Pointer
To pour Verser
To pull Tirer
To punch Frapper
To pursue Poursuivre
To push Pousser
To raise Augmenter / Récolter
To reach Atteindre / Rejoindre
To read Lire
To repeat Répéter
To return Retourner / Revenir
To roll Rouler
To run Courir
To scream Hurler / Crier
To see Voir
To separate Écarter
To shake Secouer
To shower Se doucher / Prendre une douche
To shrug Hausser les épaules
To sing Chanter
To sit (s’)Asseoir
To sit down S’asseoir
To sleep Dormir
To slide Glisser
To smell Sentir
To sniff Renifler
To spread out (s’)Étendre / S’étaler
To squat S’accroupir
To stand up Se lever
To steal Voler
To stop Arrête
To swallow Avaler
To sweat Suer / Transpirer
To swim Nager
To take Emmener / Prendre / Emporter
To talk Parler
To teach Enseigner
To think Penser
To throw Jeter / Lancer
To touch Toucher
To turn Tourner
To turn around Se retourner
To visit Visiter
To walk Marcher
To watch Regarder
To whisper Chuchoter
To whistle Siffler
To wink Faire un clin d’oeil / Cligner de l’oeil
To work Travailler
To write Écrire
To yawn Bailler
To yell Crier

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