Dutch Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Dutch. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: Zien
To write: Schrijven
To love: Beminnen
To give: Geven
To play: Spelen
To read: Lezen
To understand: Begrijpen
To have: Hebben
To know: Weten
To learn: Leren
To think: Denken
To work: Werken
To speak: Spreken
To drive: Rijden
To smile: Lachen
To find: Vinden

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Ik zie u
I write with a pen: Ik schrijf met een pen
You love apples: Je houdt van appels
You give money: Je geeft geld
You play tennis: Je speelt tennis
He reads a book: Hij leest een boek
He understands me: Hij begrijpt me
She has a cat: Ze heeft een kat
She knows my friend: Ze kent mijn vriend
We want to learn: We willen leren
We think Spanish is easy: We denken dat Spaans eenvoudig is
You (plural) work here: Jullie (meervoud) werken hier
You (plural) speak French: Jullie (meervoud) spreken Frans
They drive a car: Ze rijden per Auto
They smile: ze lachen

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