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How to conjugate Conseguir in Spanish

To get, to obtain Irregular

Introduction

Conseguir is the Spanish verb for to get, to obtain. It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitiveconseguirto get, to obtain
Past participleconseguidogotten
Gerundconsiguiendogetting

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Indicative Tenses of Conseguir

Conseguir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of conseguir 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, "consigo", meaning "I get".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsigoI get
consiguesyou get
Ella / Él / Ustedconsigues/he get, you (formal) get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconseguimoswe get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguísyou (plural) get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsiguenthey get, you (plural formal) get
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Conseguir in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of conseguir is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "conseguí", meaning "I got".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconseguíI got
conseguisteyou got
Ella / Él / Ustedconsiguiós/he got, you (formal) got
Nosotras / Nosotrosconseguimoswe got
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguisteisyou (plural) got
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsiguieronthey got, you (plural formal) got
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Conseguir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconseguíaI used to get
conseguíasyou used to get
Ella / Él / Ustedconseguías/he used to get, you (formal) used to get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconseguíamoswe used to get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguíaisyou (plural) used to get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconseguíanthey used to get, you (plural formal) used to get
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Conseguir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of conseguir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "conseguiré", meaning "I will get".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconseguiréI will get
conseguirásyou will get
Ella / Él / Ustedconseguirás/he will get, you (formal) will get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconseguiremoswe will get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguiréisyou (plural) will get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconseguiránthey will get, you (plural formal) will get
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Conseguir in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of conseguir is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "conseguiría", meaning "I would get".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconseguiríaI would get
conseguiríasyou would get
Ella / Él / Ustedconseguirías/he would get, you (formal) would get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconseguiríamoswe would get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguiríaisyou (plural) would get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconseguiríanthey would get, you (plural formal) would get
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Conseguir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of conseguir 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 conseguido", meaning "I have gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe conseguidoI have gotten
has conseguidoyou have gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedha conseguidos/he has gotten, you (formal) have gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos conseguidowe have gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis conseguidoyou (plural) have gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan conseguidothey have gotten, you (plural formal) have gotten
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Conseguir in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of conseguir is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había conseguido", meaning "I had gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía conseguidoI had gotten
habías conseguidoyou had gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía conseguidos/he had gotten, you (formal) had gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos conseguidowe had gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais conseguidoyou (plural) had gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían conseguidothey had gotten, you (plural formal) had gotten
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Conseguir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré conseguidoI will have gotten
habrás conseguidoyou will have gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá conseguidos/he will have gotten, you (formal) will have gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos conseguidowe will have gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis conseguidoyou (plural) will have gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán conseguidothey will have gotten, you (plural formal) will have gotten
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Conseguir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of conseguir is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría conseguido", meaning "I would have gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría conseguidoI would have gotten
habrías conseguidoyou would have gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría conseguidos/he would have gotten, you (formal) would have gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos conseguidowe would have gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais conseguidoyou (plural) would have gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían conseguidothey would have gotten, you (plural formal) would have gotten
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Subjunctive Tenses of Conseguir

Conseguir 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, "consiga", meaning "I get".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsigaI get
consigasyou get
Ella / Él / Ustedconsigas/he get, you (formal) get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconsigamoswe get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconsigáisyou (plural) get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsiganthey get, you (plural formal) get
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Conseguir 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, "consiguiera", meaning "I got".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsiguieraI got
consiguierasyou got
Ella / Él / Ustedconsiguieras/he got, you (formal) got
Nosotras / Nosotrosconsiguiéramoswe got
Vosotras / Vosotrosconsiguieraisyou (plural) got
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsiguieranthey got, you (plural formal) got
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Conseguir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "consiguiere", meaning "I will get".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsiguiereI will get
consiguieresyou will get
Ella / Él / Ustedconsiguieres/he will get, you (formal) will get
Nosotras / Nosotrosconsiguiéremoswe will get
Vosotras / Vosotrosconsiguiereisyou (plural) will get
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsiguierenthey will get, you (plural formal) will get
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Conseguir 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 conseguido", meaning "I have gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya conseguidoI have gotten
hayas conseguidoyou have gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya conseguidos/he has gotten, you (formal) have gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos conseguidowe have gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis conseguidoyou (plural) have gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan conseguidothey have gotten, you (plural formal) have gotten
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Conseguir 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 conseguido", meaning "I had gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera conseguidoI had gotten
hubieras conseguidoyou had gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera conseguidos/he had gotten, you (formal) had gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos conseguidowe had gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais conseguidoyou (plural) had gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran conseguidothey had gotten, you (plural formal) had gotten
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Conseguir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used For example, "hubiere conseguido", meaning "I will have gotten".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere conseguidoI will have gotten
hubieres conseguidoyou will have gotten
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere conseguidos/he will have gotten, you (formal) will have gotten
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos conseguidowe will have gotten
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis conseguidoyou (plural) will have gotten
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren conseguidothey will have gotten, you (plural formal) will have gotten
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Imperative Tenses of Conseguir

Conseguir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
consigue(to you) get!
Ella / Él / Ustedconsiga(to you formal) get!
Nosotras / Nosotrosconsigamos(to we) get!
Vosotras / Vosotrosconseguid(to you plural) get!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesconsigan(to you plural formal) get!
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Conseguir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no consigas(to you) don't get!
Ella / Él / Ustedno consiga(to you formal) don't get!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno consigamos(to we) don't get!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno consigáis(to you plural) don't get!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno consigan(to you plural formal) don't get!
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Example sentences and usage

  • No conseguiste despertar a Harry. You failed to wake Harry up.
  • Nada se consigue sin esfuerzo. Nothing is achieved without effort.
  • Finalmente conseguiste un trabajo. You finally succeeded in getting a job.
  • No conseguiste despertar a Harry. You failed to wake Harry up.
  • Conseguí la pintura en una subasta. I obtained the painting at an auction.
  • A pesar de la adversidad, el ingenioso hombre consiguió fama mundial. Despite adversity, the ingenious man achieved worldwide fame.
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