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Wednesday, March 27, 2013


to lose weight (get thin)/to gain weight (get fat)

Elle maigrit pendant que son mari grossit.
She’s losing weightwhile her husband’s gaining weight.

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verbs. To learn how to conjugate regular -ir verbs, check out our -ir verb conjugation page in our Quick Verb Guide. Here are also a few links to other regular -ir verbs we’ve published in the past that you might find useful:

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