Les verbes se terminant en -cer au présent

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Les verbes se terminant en -cer au présent

In the present tense, verbs that end in -cer, such as placer (to put) or avancer (to advance) are conjugated like regular first group verbs (ending in -er), except that the c becomes ç in the first person plural (nous form).
Other verbs where the same rule applies : effacer (to erase), commencer (to begin), annoncer (to announce) etc.

placer en
Je place
Tu places
Il place
Nous plaçons
Vous placez
Ils placent
avancer en
J’avance
Tu avances
Il avance
Nous avançons
Vous avancez
Ils avancent

- Est-ce que vous avancez bien sur ce dossier ? - Non, nous avançons très lentement !!!
- Are you progressing nicely with this file? -No, we’re making very slow progress!!!


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