wait -ing ; Doubling consonants

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visual227

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polish
Hi,

Why we do not double the consonant at the end of word "wait" before the ending -ing? "wait" ends in vowel + consonant and has one syllable.
 
  • Loob

    Senior Member
    English UK
    Because wait has two vowels before the consonant:).

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