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There are two verbs following one another venir and voir. Only the first one is conjugated, here venir in the imperative. The rule is that the second one must be in the infinitive, you never conjugate it. This can be explained because it is a verb form used as a noun, it has no subject, therefore you cannot conjugate it. So your sentences should be: Viens ...


Voir (to see) is infinitive form. "Come (you) to see us on Sunday." In this sentence come is conjugated in the 2nd person singular but voir (see) is the infinitive form exactly like in the English sentence structure.


Il s'agit simplement d'une construction alternative qui n'ajoute rien au sens la plupart du temps mais que l'on trouve encore. Selon la BDL c'est une construction assez rare de registre soutenu Cependant, elle n'est pas utilisé avec n'importe quel verbe ; on la trouve souvent avec les verbes « penser » et « croire » mais d'autres conviennent aussi (TLFi B. ...

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