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Spanish Verbs


The Conditional Tense


Formation

There is 1 set of conjugations for regular verbs in the conditional tense.

This tense is formed by adding the endings to the infinitive of the verb.

Here are the endings for all regular verbs.

  singular plural
first person ía íamos
second person ías íais
third person ía ían

 

yo hablaría
tú hablarías
él/ella/usted hablaría
nosotros hablaríamos
vosotros hablaríais
ellos/ellas/ustedes hablar
ían

 

 


Usage

There are two main uses of the conditional tense: first, indicating what would happen if a certain condition were true (in conjugation with the future tense), as well as making requests more polite (when asking a question). Remember the key word "would" when you are thinking of the conditional.

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