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How to conjugate Acercar in Spanish

To bring closer Irregular Verb

Introduction

Acercar is the Spanish verb for "to bring closer". It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveacercarto bring closer
Past participleacercadobrought closer
Gerundacercandobringing closer
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Indicative Tenses of Acercar

Acercar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of acercar is used to talk about situations, events or thoughts that are happening now or in the near future. It is also used to talk about facts and truths. For example, "acerco", meaning "I bring closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present is known as "El Presente".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercoI bring closer
TĂșacercasyou bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercas/he brings closer, you (formal) brings closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosacercamoswe bring closer
Vosotras / VosotrosacercĂĄisyou (plural) bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacercanthey bring closer, you (plural formal) bring closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of acercar is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "acerqué", meaning "I brought closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Preterite is known as "El Pretérito Indefinido".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoacerqué I brought closer
TĂșacercasteyou brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercós/he brought closer, you (formal) brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosacercamoswe brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercasteisyou (plural) brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacercaronthey brought closer, you (plural formal) brought closer

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Acercar in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of acercar is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "acercaba", meaning "I used to bring closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Imperfect is known as "El Pretérito Imperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercabaI used to bring closer
TĂșacercabasyou used to bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercabas/he used to bring closer, you (formal) used to bring closer
Nosotras / NosotrosacercĂĄbamoswe used to bring closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercabaisyou (plural) used to bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacercabanthey used to bring closer, you (plural formal) used to bring closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of acercar is used to talk about something that is happening continuously or right now. For example, "estoy acercando", meaning "I am bringing closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Continuous is known as "El Presente Progresivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy acercandoI am bringing closer
TĂșestĂĄs acercandoyou are bringing closer
Ella / Él / Ustedestá acercandos/he is bringing closer, you (formal) are bringing closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos acercandowe are bringing closer
Vosotras / VosotrosestĂĄis acercandoyou (plural) are bringing closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedesestĂĄn acercandothey are bringing closer, you (plural formal) are bringing closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Informal Future

The Indicative Informal Future of acercar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future, especially in the near future. For example, "voy a acercar", meaning "I am going to bring closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Informal Future is known as "El Futuro PrĂłximo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a acercarI am going to bring closer
TĂșvas a acercaryou are going to bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedva a acercars/he is going to bring closer, you (formal) are going to bring closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a acercarwe are going to bring closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a acercaryou (plural) are going to bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a acercarthey are going to bring closer, you (plural formal) are going to bring closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of acercar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "acercaré", meaning "I will bring closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future is known as "El Futuro Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercaréI will bring closer
TĂșacercarĂĄsyou will bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercarás/he will bring closer, you (formal) will bring closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosacercaremoswe will bring closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercaréisyou (plural) will bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedesacercarĂĄnthey will bring closer, you (plural formal) will bring closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of acercar is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "acercarĂ­a", meaning "I would bring closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional is known as "El Condicional Simple".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercarĂ­aI would bring closer
TĂșacercarĂ­asyou would bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercarías/he would bring closer, you (formal) would bring closer
Nosotras / NosotrosacercarĂ­amoswe would bring closer
Vosotras / VosotrosacercarĂ­aisyou (plural) would bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedesacercarĂ­anthey would bring closer, you (plural formal) would bring closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of acercar is used to describe actions that started recently (in the past) and are still happening now or things that have been done recently. For example, "he acercado", meaning "I have brought closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe acercadoI have brought closer
TĂșhas acercadoyou have brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedha acercados/he has brought closer, you (formal) have brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos acercadowe have brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis acercadoyou (plural) have brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan acercadothey have brought closer, you (plural formal) have brought closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of acercar is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "habĂ­a acercado", meaning "I had brought closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YohabĂ­a acercadoI had brought closer
TĂșhabĂ­as acercadoyou had brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía acercados/he had brought closer, you (formal) had brought closer
Nosotras / NosotroshabĂ­amos acercadowe had brought closer
Vosotras / VosotroshabĂ­ais acercadoyou (plural) had brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedeshabĂ­an acercadothey had brought closer, you (plural formal) had brought closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of acercar is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré acercado", meaning "I will have brought closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré acercadoI will have brought closer
TĂșhabrĂĄs acercadoyou will have brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá acercados/he will have brought closer, you (formal) will have brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos acercadowe will have brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis acercadoyou (plural) will have brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedeshabrĂĄn acercadothey will have brought closer, you (plural formal) will have brought closer
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Acercar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of acercar is used to talk about something that would have happened in the past but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría acercado", meaning "I would have brought closer".

In Spanish, the Indicative Conditional Perfect is known as "El Condicional Perfecto".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YohabrĂ­a acercadoI would have brought closer
TĂșhabrĂ­as acercadoyou would have brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría acercados/he would have brought closer, you (formal) would have brought closer
Nosotras / NosotroshabrĂ­amos acercadowe would have brought closer
Vosotras / VosotroshabrĂ­ais acercadoyou (plural) would have brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / UstedeshabrĂ­an acercadothey would have brought closer, you (plural formal) would have brought closer
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Subjunctive Tenses of Acercar

Acercar in the Subjunctive Present

The Subjunctive Present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty, or emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. It differs from the indicative mood due to the uncertainty of the events which are being spoken about. For example, "acerque", meaning "I bring closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present is known as "El Presente de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoacerque I bring closer
TĂșacerques you bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacerque s/he brings closer, you (formal) brings closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosacerquemos we bring closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacerquéis you (plural) bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacerquen they bring closer, you (plural formal) bring closer

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Acercar in the Subjunctive Imperfect

The Subjunctive Imperfect is used to speak about unlikely or uncertain events in the past or to cast an opinion (emotional) about something that happened in the past. For example, "acercara", meaning "I brought closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Imperfect is known as "El Imperfecto Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercaraI brought closer
TĂșacercarasyou brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercaras/he brought closer, you (formal) brought closer
Nosotras / NosotrosacercĂĄramoswe brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercaraisyou (plural) brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacercaranthey brought closer, you (plural formal) brought closer
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Acercar in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "acercare", meaning "I will bring closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future is known as "El Futuro de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoacercareI will bring closer
TĂșacercaresyou will bring closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacercares/he will bring closer, you (formal) will bring closer
Nosotras / NosotrosacercĂĄremoswe will bring closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercareisyou (plural) will bring closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacercarenthey will bring closer, you (plural formal) will bring closer
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Acercar in the Subjunctive Present Perfect

The Subjunctive Present Perfect is used to describe past actions or events that are still connected to the present day and to speak about an action that will have happened by a certain time in the future. For example, "haya acercado", meaning "I have brought closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Present Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya acercadoI have brought closer
TĂșhayas acercadoyou have brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya acercados/he has brought closer, you (formal) have brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos acercadowe have brought closer
Vosotras / VosotroshayĂĄis acercadoyou (plural) have brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan acercadothey have brought closer, you (plural formal) have brought closer
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Acercar in the Subjunctive Past Perfect

The Subjunctive Past Perfect is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that occurred before other actions/events in the past. For example, "hubiera acercado", meaning "I had brought closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Past Perfect is known as "El Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera acercadoI had brought closer
TĂșhubieras acercadoyou had brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera acercados/he had brought closer, you (formal) had brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos acercadowe had brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais acercadoyou (plural) had brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran acercadothey had brought closer, you (plural formal) had brought closer
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Acercar in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used to speak about something that will have happened if a hypothetical situations occurs in the future. Note that this is very rarely used in Spanish. For example, "hubiere acercado", meaning "I will have brought closer".

In Spanish, the Subjunctive Future Perfect is known as "El Futuro Perfecto de Subjuntivo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere acercadoI will have brought closer
TĂșhubieres acercadoyou will have brought closer
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere acercados/he will have brought closer, you (formal) will have brought closer
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos acercadowe will have brought closer
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis acercadoyou (plural) will have brought closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren acercadothey will have brought closer, you (plural formal) will have brought closer
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Imperative Tenses of Acercar

Acercar in the Imperative Affirmative

The Imperative Affirmative is used to give orders and commands, to tell someone to do something. For example, "acerque", meaning "(to you formal) bring! closer".

In Spanish, the Imperative Affirmative is known as "El Imperativo Afirmativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
TĂșacerca(to you) bring! closer
Ella / Él / Ustedacerque (to you formal) bring! closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosacerquemos let's bring! closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosacercad(to you plural) bring! closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesacerquen (to you plural formal) bring! closer

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Acercar in the Imperative Negative

The Imperative Negative is used to give orders and commands, telling someone not to do something. For example, "no acerque", meaning "(to you formal) don't bring! closer".

In Spanish, the Imperative Negative is known as "El Imperativo Negativo".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
TĂșno acerques (to you) don't bring! closer
Ella / Él / Ustedno acerque (to you formal) don't bring! closer
Nosotras / Nosotrosno acerquemos let's not bring! closer
Vosotras / Vosotrosno acerquéis (to you plural) don't bring! closer
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno acerquen (to you plural formal) don't bring! closer

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