Unformatted text preview: by a hyphen. The familiar command forms of - er verbs (regular and irregular — retain their final s before y and en to prevent the clash of two vowel sounds together. Put a liaison (linking) between the final consonant and y or en : Restes-y! (Stay there!) But: N'y reste pas! (Don't stay there!) In compound tenses, the object pronoun is placed before the conjugated helping verb: J'ai parlé à Nancy . (I spoke to Nancy.) Je lui ai parlé . (I spoke to her.)...
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- Spring '08