The verbs mettre and battre in the present tense in French

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The verbs mettre and battre in the present tense

The verbs mettre (to put) and battre (to beat) are conjugated in the present tense in the following way. The same goes for all their derivatives : admettre (to admit), commettre (to commit), démettre (to dismiss), permettre (to permit), promettre (to promise), soumettre (to submit), combattre (to fight), débattre (to debate), etc.
je mets
tu mets
il met
nous mettons
vous mettez
ils mettent
je bats
tu bats
il bat
nous battons
vous battez
ils battent
Victor bat les œufs pour faire une bonne omelette. Victor beats the eggs to make a nice omelette.
Vous ne mettez pas de cravate ? Aren’t you putting on a tie?

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