Introduction to the verb botter
The English translation of the French verb botter is “to kick.” It is pronounced as “boh-tay” in the infinitive form.
The origin of the word “botter” can be traced back to the Latin word “botare,” which means “to push” or “to thrust.” In everyday French, it is most often used in the Futur Simple tense to express future actions that will be completed. It is also commonly used in sports or physical activities to describe the action of kicking.
Examples of “botter” in Futur Simple tense:
Je botterai le ballon demain. (I will kick the ball tomorrow.)
Nous botterons les fesses des adversaires au match. (We will kick the opponents’ butts in the game.)
Tu botteras le ballon en haut de la colline. (You will kick the ball up the hill.)
Table of the Futur Simple (Simple Future) Tense Conjugation of botter
|Je botterai le ballon.
|I will kick the ball.
|Tu botteras dans le ballon.
|You will kick the ball.
|Il bottera le ballon.
|He will kick the ball.
|Elle bottera le ballon.
|She will kick the ball.
|On bottera dans le but.
|One/We will kick in the goal.
|Nous botterons le ballon rond.
|We will kick the round ball.
|Vous botterez le ballon en l’air.
|You will kick the ball in the air.
|Ils botteront le ballon fort.
|They will kick the ball hard.
|Elles botteront le ballon loin.
|They will kick the ball far.
Other Conjugations for Botter.
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Botter – About the French Futur Simple (Simple Future) Tense
Formation of Futur Simple
For regular -er verbs (e.g., parler – to speak)
For regular -ir verbs (e.g., finir – to finish)
For regular -re verbs (e.g., vendre – to sell)
Common Everyday Usage Patterns
Interactions with Other Tenses
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