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How to conjugate Correr in Spanish

To run, to race

Introduction

Correr is the Spanish verb for to run, to race. It is a regular ER verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivecorrerto run, to race
Past participlecorridorun
Gerundcorriendorunning

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Indicative Tenses of Correr

Correr in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of correr 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, "corro un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorroI run
corresyou run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorres/he run, you (formal) run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorremoswe run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorréisyou (plural) run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorrenthey run, you (plural formal) run
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Correr in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of correr is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "corrí un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I ran a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorríI ran
corristeyou ran
Ella / Él / Ustedcorriós/he ran, you (formal) ran
Nosotras / Nosotroscorrimoswe ran
Vosotras / Vosotroscorristeisyou (plural) ran
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorrieronthey ran, you (plural formal) ran
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Correr in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of correr is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "corría un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I used to run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorríaI used to run
corríasyou used to run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorrías/he used to run, you (formal) used to run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorríamoswe used to run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorríaisyou (plural) used to run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorríanthey used to run, you (plural formal) used to run
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Correr in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of correr is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "correré un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I will run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorreréI will run
correrásyou will run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorrerás/he will run, you (formal) will run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorreremoswe will run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorreréisyou (plural) will run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorreránthey will run, you (plural formal) will run
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Correr in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of correr is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "correría un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I would run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorreríaI would run
correríasyou would run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorrerías/he would run, you (formal) would run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorreríamoswe would run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorreríaisyou (plural) would run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorreríanthey would run, you (plural formal) would run
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Correr in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of correr 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 corrido un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I have run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe corridoI have run
has corridoyou have run
Ella / Él / Ustedha corridos/he has run, you (formal) have run
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos corridowe have run
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis corridoyou (plural) have run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan corridothey have run, you (plural formal) have run
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Correr in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of correr is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había corrido un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I had run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía corridoI had run
habías corridoyou had run
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía corridos/he had run, you (formal) had run
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos corridowe had run
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais corridoyou (plural) had run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían corridothey had run, you (plural formal) had run
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Correr in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of correr is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré corrido un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I will have run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré corridoI will have run
habrás corridoyou will have run
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá corridos/he will have run, you (formal) will have run
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos corridowe will have run
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis corridoyou (plural) will have run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán corridothey will have run, you (plural formal) will have run
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Correr in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of correr is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría corrido un kilómetro en cuatro minutos", meaning "I would have run a kilometre in four minutes".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría corridoI would have run
habrías corridoyou would have run
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría corridos/he would have run, you (formal) would have run
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos corridowe would have run
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais corridoyou (plural) would have run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían corridothey would have run, you (plural formal) would have run
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Subjunctive Tenses of Correr

Correr 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, "corra", meaning "I run".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorraI run
corrasyou run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorras/he run, you (formal) run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorramoswe run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorráisyou (plural) run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorranthey run, you (plural formal) run
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Correr 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, "corriera", meaning "I ran".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorrieraI ran
corrierasyou ran
Ella / Él / Ustedcorrieras/he ran, you (formal) ran
Nosotras / Nosotroscorriéramoswe ran
Vosotras / Vosotroscorrieraisyou (plural) ran
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorrieranthey ran, you (plural formal) ran
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Correr in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "corriere", meaning "I will run".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YocorriereI will run
corrieresyou will run
Ella / Él / Ustedcorrieres/he will run, you (formal) will run
Nosotras / Nosotroscorriéremoswe will run
Vosotras / Vosotroscorriereisyou (plural) will run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorrierenthey will run, you (plural formal) will run
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Correr 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 corrido", meaning "I have run".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya corridoI have run
hayas corridoyou have run
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya corridos/he has run, you (formal) have run
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos corridowe have run
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis corridoyou (plural) have run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan corridothey have run, you (plural formal) have run
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Correr 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 corrido", meaning "I had run".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera corridoI had run
hubieras corridoyou had run
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera corridos/he had run, you (formal) had run
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos corridowe had run
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais corridoyou (plural) had run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran corridothey had run, you (plural formal) had run
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Correr in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere corridoI will have run
hubieres corridoyou will have run
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere corridos/he will have run, you (formal) will have run
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos corridowe will have run
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis corridoyou (plural) will have run
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren corridothey will have run, you (plural formal) will have run
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Imperative Tenses of Correr

Correr in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
corre(to you) run!
Ella / Él / Ustedcorra(to you formal) run!
Nosotras / Nosotroscorramos(to we) run!
Vosotras / Vosotroscorred(to you plural) run!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedescorran(to you plural formal) run!
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Correr in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no corras(to you) don't run!
Ella / Él / Ustedno corra(to you formal) don't run!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno corramos(to we) don't run!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno corráis(to you plural) don't run!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno corran(to you plural formal) don't run!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Algún día correré como el viento. Someday I'll run like the wind.
  • Sintiendo la casa sacudirse, yo corrí hacia afuera. Feeling the house shake, I ran outside.
  • Los niños corrieron a la sala. The children ran toward the classroom.
  • Si corres rápido puedes alcanzar el tren. If you run fast, you can catch the train.
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