promettre

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin promittere based on mettre.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

promettre

  1. to promise
    Je te promets que je te rendrai ton argent avant dimanche. (I promise I'll give you your money back before Sunday.)
  2. (intransitive) to be promising, to be hopeful.
    C'est une athlète qui promet. (She is a promising athlete.)

ConjugationEdit

  • This verb is conjugated like mettre. That means it is conjugated like battre except that its past participle is promis, not *promettu, and its past historic and imperfect subjunctive are formed with promi-, not *prometti-.

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French prometre, from Latin prōmittō, prōmittere.

VerbEdit

promettre

  1. to promise
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 20:00