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Achète-t-il des pâtes?

Brandon O.A2Kwiziq community member

Achète-t-il des pâtes?

In the example, “Achète-t-il des pâtes?”:

 

“achète” technically ends in a vowel but it ends in a T sound, right? So why is the extra “t” necessary?

Asked 1 year ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Brandon,

That's an excellent question! I'm afraid though the only explanation is: "because it is the structure to use when inverting subject and verb". ;-)

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Achète-t-il des pâtes?

In the example, “Achète-t-il des pâtes?”:

 

“achète” technically ends in a vowel but it ends in a T sound, right? So why is the extra “t” necessary?

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