Verbs ending in -re in the conditional present in French

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Verbs ending in -re in the conditional present

The present conditional consists of the root of the future tense and the endings of the imperfect (-ais, -ais, -ait, -ions, -iez, -aient).

For verbs ending in -RE in the infinitive, such as prendre (to take), remove the final -E before adding the endings. The same goes for boire (to drink), dire (to say), mettre (to put), craindre (to fear), etc.
écrire en
J’écrirais
Tu écrirais
Il écrirait/elle écrirait
Nous écririons
Vous écririez
Ils écriraient/elles écriraient
prendre en
Je prendrais
Tu prendrais
Il prendrait/elle prendrait
Nous prendrions
Vous prendriez
Ils prendraient/elles prendraient
boire en
Je boirais
Tu boirais
Il boirait/elle boirait
Nous boirions
Vous boiriez
Ils boiraient/elles boiraient
S’ils avaient le temps, Muriel et Marcel prendraient des vacances. If they had the time, Muriel and Marcel would take a vacation.

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