Verbs ending in -ger in the present tense in French

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Verbs ending in -ger in the present tense

In the present tense, verbs that end in -ger, such as manger (to eat) or déranger (to disturb) are conjugated like regular first group verbs (-ending in -er), except that you must add an e after the g in the first person plural (nous form).
Other verbs where the same rule applies : ranger (to put away), nager (to swim), voyager (to travel), etc.
manger en
Je mange
Tu manges
Il mange/elle mange
Nous mangeons
Vous mangez
Ils mangent/elles mangent
déranger en
Je dérange
Tu déranges
Il dérange/elle dérange
Nous dérangeons
Vous dérangez
Ils dérangent/elles dérangent

- Nous mangeons des glaces à la lavande, ça ne vous dérange pas ?
We’re eating lavender ice cream. Doesn’t that disturb you?

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