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obliger

to oblige; to force

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partager

to share

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songer (a)

to dream; to think of, about

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voyager

to travel

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Verbs with a mute e in the syllable before the -er infinitive ending change the mute e to an e with a grave accent in forms that have a mute e in the verb ending (e.g., je, tu, il/elle/on, ils/elles). Conjugate acheter (to buy) in the present tense

j'achete (grave e)
tu achetes (grave e)
ils/ells/ons achete (grave e)
nous achetons (no grave e)
vous achetez (no grave e); ils/elles achetent (grave e)

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lever

to raise, lift

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achever (de)

to finish

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amener

to bring (s.o.)

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elever (grave e on first e)

to erect; to raise

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emmener

to lead away

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enlever

to remove

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geler

to freeze

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se lever

to get up; to stand up

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mener

to lead, guide

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peser

to weigh

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promener

to walk (e.g., the dog)

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se promener

to take a walk, a drive

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soulever

to lift (up)

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Verbs with an acute accent on the e in the syllable before the -er infinitive ending change the acute accent to a grave accent in forms where it occurs in the final sounded syllable. Conjugate preferer (to prefer)

je prefere (with grave accent)
tu preferes (with grave accent)
il/elle/ons prefere (with grave accent)
nous preferons (with accute accent)
vous preferez (with accute accent), ils/ells prerent (with grave accent)

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preferer

to prefer

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ceder

to yield, give to

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celebrer

to celebrate

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completer

to complete

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considerer

to consider

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esperer

to hope to

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exagerer

to exaggerate

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(s)inquieter

to worry

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penetrer

to penetrate

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posseder

to own, possess

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repeter

to repeat