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nager

English translation of nager

to swim

The French verb 'nager' is used to express the action of swimming. 'Nager' is a regular '-er' verb and its conjugation follows the typical '-er' verb conjugation pattern. For instance, 'Je nage' means 'I swim' and 'Nous nagions' means 'We were swimming'.


Example sentences using: nager

J'aime nager dans la piscine.

English translation of J'aime nager dans la piscine.

I like to swim in the pool.

This sentence describes a preference for swimming in a pool.

Il faut savoir nager pour travailler comme sauveteur.

English translation of Il faut savoir nager pour travailler comme sauveteur.

You should know how to swim to work as a lifeguard.

This sentence highlights the importance of swimming skills for a specific job.

L'été dernier, nous avons appris à nager.

English translation of L'été dernier, nous avons appris à nager.

Last summer, we learned to swim.

This sentence is alluding to the fact that the individuals learned to swim during the previous summer season.

Le chien peut nager dans le lac.

English translation of Le chien peut nager dans le lac.

The dog can swim in the lake.

This sentence discusses the dog's ability to swim in a lake.

J'ai commencé à nager quand j'avais cinq ans.

English translation of J'ai commencé à nager quand j'avais cinq ans.

I started to swim when I was five.

This phrase informs us about the person's age when they began to swim.

Je vais nager tous les matins.

English translation of Je vais nager tous les matins.

I go to swim every morning.

This sentence discusses a daily routine that includes swimming every morning.

Voudriez-vous nager avec moi?

English translation of Voudriez-vous nager avec moi?

Would you like to swim with me?

This sentence is a polite invitation to swim together.

Nous aimons tous nager après le déjeuner.

English translation of Nous aimons tous nager après le déjeuner.

We all like to swim after lunch.

This phrase shares a collective preference for swimming post-lunch.

Les enfants préfèrent nager plutôt que de jouer au football.

English translation of Les enfants préfèrent nager plutôt que de jouer au football.

Children prefer swimming rather than playing football.

This sentence is stating a preference for swimming over another activity.

Est-ce difficile d'apprendre à nager?

English translation of Est-ce difficile d'apprendre à nager?

Is it difficult to learn to swim?

This sentence is someone querying about the difficulty level of learning to swim.

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