To be reasonably fluent in a foreign language, most experts say you need to understand around 8,000 words and be able to use about 2,000. This is why focusing on just the most common words in a language is a common tactic for language learners. The 20 verbs listed below are among the most useful in French, and it is a good idea to know all of them. Of course, you also have to know how to conjugate them to be able to use them in a sentence!
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|Faire||To do/to make|
|Dire||To tell, to say|
|Pouvoir||To be able to|
|Devoir||To have to|
|Falloir||To be necessary|
|Savoir||To know (how to do somethingÉ)|