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to buy

comprar

2

I am buying it

lo compro

3

I'm not buying it because it's very expensive

no lo compro porque es muy caro

4

why don't you buy it?

¿por qué no lo compra?

5

why are you not buying it?

¿por qué no lo compra?

6

to understand

entender

7

I understand it

lo entiendo

8

you understand

entiende

9

why don't you understand me?

¿por qué no me entiende?

10

why don't you understand me?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no me entiendes?

11

why don't they understand me?

¿por qué no me entienden?

12

they don't understand me

no me entienden

13

he's preparing it for me

lo prepara para mí

14

he's preparing it for me

 (right now)

está preparándolo para mí

15

he's preparing it

('it' can also be placed at the beginning)

lo está preparando

16

why don't you do it?

¿por qué no lo hace?

17

why aren't you doing it?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no lo haces?

18

why don't you all do it?

¿por qué no lo hacen?

19

he's doing it

('it' positioned after and before the verb)

 está haciéndolo

o

lo está haciendo

20

he's leaving

(right now)

está saliendo

21

I don't understand what you're saying

(with comprender)

no comprendo lo que dice

22

to say / to tell

decir

23

they're telling me

me dicen

24

why don't they tell me?

¿por qué no me dicen?

25

why don't you tell me?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no me dices?

26

we're telling you

le decimos

27

why don't you understand me?

(with comprender)

¿por qué no me comprende?

28

to start

(two verbs)

empezar / comenzar

29

why don't you start?

(with empezar)

¿por qué no empieza?

30

why don't they start?

(with empezar)

¿por qué no empiezan?

31

I'm starting now

(with empezar)

empiezo ahora

32

why don't you start?

(using both verbs; to a friend)

¿por qué no comienzas?

¿por qué no empiezas?

33

I'm not buying it

no lo compro

34

why don't you buy it?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no lo compras?

35

why don't they buy it?

¿por qué no lo compran?

36

we're buying it

lo compramos

37

he's not buying the house

no compra la casa

38

buy the house!

¡compre la casa!

39

don't buy it!

¡no lo compre!

40

don't buy it!

(to a friend)

¡no lo compres!

41

don't buy it!

(to several people)

¡no lo compren!

42

buy it!

¡cómprelo!

43

buy it!

(to several people)

¡cómprenlo!

44

don't buy them!

(to a friend)

!no los compres!

45

buy it!

(to a friend)

¡cómpralo!

46

to call

llamar

47

I'm calling you

le llamo

48

I'm calling you

(to a friend)

te llamo

49

he's calling me

me llama

50

why don't you call me?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no me llamas?

51

why don't you call me?

(to several people)

¿por qué no me llaman?

52

we're calling you

le llamamos

53

we're calling you

(to a friend)

te llamamos

54

call me tomorrow

llámame mañana

55

don't call me today!

¡no me llame hoy!

56

don't call me today!

(to a friend)

¡no me llames hoy!

57

call me!

(to a friend)

¡llámame!

58

call me!

¡llámeme!

59

to have

tener

60

she has

tiene

61

we don't have it

no lo tenemos

62

I have

tengo

63

I have it

lo tengo

64

I don't have it

no lo tengo

65

I have to / I must

tengo que

66

I have to see it

tengo que verlo

67

you say / you tell

dice

68

I tell

digo

69

I'm telling you

le digo

70

I'm telling you

(to a friend)

te digo

71

why don't you tell me?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no me dices?

72

why don't you tell me?

(to a couple)

¿por qué no me dicen?

73

to come

venir

74

he's coming with us

viene con nosotros

75

we're coming

venimos

76

I'm coming

vengo

77

to do / to make

hacer

78

what are you doing?

¿qué hace?

79

to know

saber

80

do you know it?

¿lo sabe?

81

do you know it?

(to a friend)

¿lo sabes?

82

why don't you know it?

(to several people)

¿por qué no lo saben?

83

we know it

lo sabemos

84

I know

85

I know it

lo sé

86

I don't know it

no lo sé

87

to know somebody / to be familiar with

conocer

88

I know (about)

conozco

89

I don't know him

no lo conozco

90

I don't know her

no la conozco

91

do you know Pedro?

¿conoce a Pedro?

(the personal a must precede the person)

92

do you know my friend?

¿conoce a mi amigo?

93

do you know Madrid?

¿conoce Madrid?

94

I don't know him

no lo conozco

95

I don't know it

no lo sé

96

I'm saying / I'm telling

digo

97

I'm doing / I'm making

hago

98

I'm doing it

lo hago

99

I have it

lo tengo

100

I'm telling you

(to a friend)

te digo

101

I'm coming

vengo

102

to leave

salir

103

I'm leaving

salgo

104

I'm leaving tomorrow

salgo mañana

105

at what time are you leaving?

¿a qué hora sale?

106

to put

poner

107

I'm putting

pongo

108

I'm putting it here

lo pongo aquí

109

where are you putting it?

¿dónde lo pone?

110

why don't you put it here?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no lo pones aquí?

111

I suppose

supongo

112

to bring

traer

113

I'm bringing it

lo traigo

114

to hear

oír

115

I hear, I'm hearing

oigo

116

come with me!

¡venga conmigo!

117

don't leave!

¡no salga!

118

don't leave!

(to a friend)

¡no salgas!

119

don't leave!

(to several people)

¡no salgan!

120

tell me!

¡dígame!

121

don't tell me!

¡no me diga!

122

tell it to me!

¡dígamelo!

123

don't tell it to me!

¡no me lo diga!

124

tell it to him!

¡dígaselo!

125

don't tell it to him; tell it to me!

¡no se lo diga; dígamelo!

126

don't do it!

¡no lo haga!

127

don't do it!

(to a friend)

¡no lo hagas!

128

don't do it!

(to several people)

¡no lo hagan!

129

do it!

(to several people)

¡háganlo!

130

I want to do it

quiero hacerlo

131

I can do it

puedo hacerlo

132

I can't do it

(with 'it' placed in front)

no lo puedo hacer

133

I'm doing it

(with 'it' placed after and before)

estoy haciéndolo

lo estoy haciendo

134

do it!

¡hágalo!

135

I'm not doing it

no lo hago

136

why don't you do it?

(to a friend)

¿por qué no lo haces?

137

why don't they do it?

¿por qué no lo hacen?

138

don't do it now!

(to several people)

¡no lo hagan ahora!

139

don't put it there!

¡no lo ponga allí!

140

bring it!

¡tráigalo!

141

bring me something!

¡tráigame algo!

142

bring it to me!

¡tráigamelo!

143

don't bring it to me today because I don't need it today

no me lo traiga hoy porque no lo necesito hoy

144

I hear it

lo oigo

145

hear it!

¡óigalo!

146

tell it to me; don't tell it to him!

¡dígamelo, no se lo diga!

147

but don't tell it to him today!

¡pero no se lo diga hoy!

148

tell it to me!

(to a friend)

¡dímelo!

(drop the ga)

149

don't tell it to me!

(to a friend)

¡no me lo digas!

150

don't tell it to me!

(to several people)

¡no me lo digan!

151

tell it to me!

(to a friend)

¡dímelo!

152

come with me!

(to a friend)

¡ven conmigo!

(drop the ga)

153

have it!

(to a friend)

¡tenlo!

154

put it here!

(to a friend)

¡ponlo aquí!

155

don't put it there; put it here!

(to a friend)

¡no lo pongas allí; ponlo aquí!

156

don't leave!

(to a friend)

¡no salgas!

157

don't leave!

(to several people)

¡no salgan!

158

it is important that you be here

(the subjunctive /command tense has the same ‘push’ as the present tense)

es importante que esté aquí

(to form the subjunctive you just switch tracks; used to express desires, doubt or uncertainty)

159

it's important that you call me

es importante que me llame

160

it's important that they call me

es importante que me llamen

161

it's very important that you call me later

(to a friend)

es muy importante que me llames más tarde

162

it's not necessary that you wait for me

no es necesario que me espere

163

to write

escribir

164

to study

estudiar

165

I want that you to write to me

 (you cannot simply say ‘I want you to write to me’)

 

quiero que me escriba

166

why don't you write to me?

¿por qué no me escribe?

167

write to me!

¡escríbame!

168

because it's very important that you write to me

 

porque es muy importante que me escriba

169

I love you

(I want you)

te quiero

170

what do you want that I write to him?

¿qué quiere que le escriba?

171

I want that you do it

quiero que lo haga

172

I want that you do it

(to a friend)

quiero que lo hagas

173

I want that they do it

quiero que lo hagan

174

what do you want that I do?

¿qué quiere que yo haga

175

why don't you want that I tell it to him?

¿por qué no quiere que se lo diga?

176

I think that he can do it

pienso que puede hacerlo

177

I don't think that he can do it

no pienso que pueda hacerlo

178

I want that you call me later

quiero que me llame más tarde

179

he wants that I send it to him

(with 'mandar')

quiere que se lo mande

180

I will buy it

lo compraré

181

we will buy it

lo compraremos

182

he will buy it

lo comprará

183

they will buy it

lo compraran