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Why no double t for acheter (compléter, racheter) in the futur simple?

Perrin T.B2Kwiziq community member

Why no double t for acheter (compléter, racheter) in the futur simple?

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Perrin,

I believe that it is because in the present tense these verbs have an accent (unlike jeter ,  je jette ----> je jetterai) :

J'achète -----> J'achèterai

Je complète ----> Je complèterai

Je répète -----> je répèterai 

etc.

Although you can also use an accute accent ( since 1990) it still feels very odd to me.

Hope this helps!

Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Which rule or lesson suggests to you that these verbs ought to be spelled with a double "t"?

Perrin T.B2Kwiziq community member

Sorry about that:

Conjugate -éXer, -eXer, être, ever verbs in Le futur.

(jeter, j’etterai)

Cheers

Why no double t for acheter (compléter, racheter) in the futur simple?

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