Introduction to the verb expectorer
The English translation of the French verb expectorer is “to expectorate,” meaning to cough or spit out phlegm or mucus from the throat or lungs.
The infinitive form of expectorer is pronounced as “eks-pehk-toh-rer.”
The word “expectorer” comes from the Latin word “exspector,” which means “to look out for.” It is a combination of the prefix “ex-” meaning “out” and the verb “spectare” meaning “to look.”
In everyday French, the verb expectorer is most often used in the Futur Simple tense to express a future action or state. This tense is formed by adding the appropriate endings to the infinitive form of the verb.
Three simple examples of expectorer in the Futur Simple tense are:
Je t’expectorerai demain matin. (I will expectorate you tomorrow morning.)
Tu expectoreras ton mal de gorge bientôt. (You will expectorate your sore throat soon.)
Ils expectoreront avant de prendre leur médicament. (They will expectorate before taking their medicine.)
Table of the Futur Simple (Simple Future) Tense Conjugation of expectorer
|J’expectorerai mes poumons.
|I will expectorate my lungs.
|Tu expectoreras le mucus.
|You will expectorate the mucus.
|Il expectorera ses sécrétions.
|He will expectorate his secretions.
|Elle expectorera le phlegme.
|She will expectorate the phlegm.
|On expectorera les toxines.
|One/We will expectorate the toxins.
|Nous expectorerons les impuretés.
|We will expectorate the impurities.
|Vous expectorerez les germes.
|You will expectorate the germs.
|Ils expectoreront les allergies.
|They will expectorate the allergies.
|Elles expectoreront les microbes.
|They will expectorate the microbes.
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Expectorer – 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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