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black cat

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please i want to ask question about the verb tense when we change a verb in the present and it ends with one vowel and one consonant but not w or y to past tense we double the consonant and then we add ed such the verb ( commit - committed ) but why the verb happen is different why don't we double the consonant. what is the rule
 

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Two-syllable words:
ED = If the stress is on the first syllable, the word only gets one consonant + ED.
ING = If the stress is on the first syllable, the word only gets one consonant + ING.
Examples: visit > visited, open > opened
happen > happening, enter > entering
ED = If the stress is on the second syllable, the word gets a double consonant + ED.
ING = If the stress is on the second syllable, the word gets a double consonant + ING.
Examples: refer > referred, admit > admitted
begin > beginning, permit > permitting
 

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Two-syllable words:
ED = If the stress is on the first syllable, the word only gets one consonant + ED.

ING = If the stress is on the first syllable, the word only gets one consonant + ING.
Examples: visit > visited, open > opened​

happen > happening, enter > entering​
ED = If the stress is on the second syllable, the word gets a double consonant + ED.

ING = If the stress is on the second syllable, the word gets a double consonant + ING.


Examples: refer > referred, admit > admitted​

begin > beginning, permit > permitting​

but wahat about the verb ( invent ) it is with two syllables and the stress on the second syllable but we don't double the consonant..
 
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