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How to conjugate Dirigir in Spanish

To direct, to lead Irregular Verb

Introduction

Dirigir is the Spanish verb for "to direct, to lead". It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to dirigir include: conducir, liderar.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivedirigirto direct, to lead
Past participledirigidodirected
Gerunddirigiendodirecting
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Indicative Tenses of Dirigir

Dirigir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of dirigir 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, "dirijo", meaning "I direct".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yodirijo I direct
TĂşdirigesyou direct
Ella / Él / Usteddiriges/he direct, you (formal) direct
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirigimoswe direct
Vosotras / VosotrosdirigĂ­syou (plural) direct
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirigenthey direct, you (plural formal) direct

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Dirigir in the Indicative Preterite

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigĂ­I directed
TĂşdirigisteyou directed
Ella / Él / Usteddirigiós/he directed, you (formal) directed
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirigimoswe directed
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirigisteisyou (plural) directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirigieronthey directed, you (plural formal) directed
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Dirigir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigĂ­aI used to direct
TĂşdirigĂ­asyou used to direct
Ella / Él / Usteddirigías/he used to direct, you (formal) used to direct
Nosotras / NosotrosdirigĂ­amoswe used to direct
Vosotras / VosotrosdirigĂ­aisyou (plural) used to direct
Ellas / Ellos / UstedesdirigĂ­anthey used to direct, you (plural formal) used to direct
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Dirigir in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of dirigir is used to talk about something that is happening continuously or right now. For example, "estoy dirigiendo", meaning "I am directing".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy dirigiendoI am directing
Túestás dirigiendoyou are directing
Ella / Él / Ustedestá dirigiendos/he is directing, you (formal) are directing
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos dirigiendowe are directing
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis dirigiendoyou (plural) are directing
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán dirigiendothey are directing, you (plural formal) are directing
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Dirigir in the Indicative Informal Future

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a dirigirI am going to direct
TĂşvas a dirigiryou are going to direct
Ella / Él / Ustedva a dirigirs/he is going to direct, you (formal) are going to direct
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a dirigirwe are going to direct
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a dirigiryou (plural) are going to direct
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a dirigirthey are going to direct, you (plural formal) are going to direct
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Dirigir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of dirigir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "dirigiré", meaning "I will direct".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigiréI will direct
Túdirigirásyou will direct
Ella / Él / Usteddirigirás/he will direct, you (formal) will direct
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirigiremoswe will direct
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirigiréisyou (plural) will direct
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirigiránthey will direct, you (plural formal) will direct
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Dirigir in the Indicative Conditional

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigirĂ­aI would direct
TĂşdirigirĂ­asyou would direct
Ella / Él / Usteddirigirías/he would direct, you (formal) would direct
Nosotras / NosotrosdirigirĂ­amoswe would direct
Vosotras / VosotrosdirigirĂ­aisyou (plural) would direct
Ellas / Ellos / UstedesdirigirĂ­anthey would direct, you (plural formal) would direct
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Dirigir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of dirigir 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 dirigido", meaning "I have directed".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe dirigidoI have directed
TĂşhas dirigidoyou have directed
Ella / Él / Ustedha dirigidos/he has directed, you (formal) have directed
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos dirigidowe have directed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis dirigidoyou (plural) have directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan dirigidothey have directed, you (plural formal) have directed
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Dirigir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YohabĂ­a dirigidoI had directed
TĂşhabĂ­as dirigidoyou had directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía dirigidos/he had directed, you (formal) had directed
Nosotras / NosotroshabĂ­amos dirigidowe had directed
Vosotras / VosotroshabĂ­ais dirigidoyou (plural) had directed
Ellas / Ellos / UstedeshabĂ­an dirigidothey had directed, you (plural formal) had directed
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Dirigir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré dirigidoI will have directed
Túhabrás dirigidoyou will have directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá dirigidos/he will have directed, you (formal) will have directed
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos dirigidowe will have directed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis dirigidoyou (plural) will have directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán dirigidothey will have directed, you (plural formal) will have directed
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Dirigir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YohabrĂ­a dirigidoI would have directed
TĂşhabrĂ­as dirigidoyou would have directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría dirigidos/he would have directed, you (formal) would have directed
Nosotras / NosotroshabrĂ­amos dirigidowe would have directed
Vosotras / VosotroshabrĂ­ais dirigidoyou (plural) would have directed
Ellas / Ellos / UstedeshabrĂ­an dirigidothey would have directed, you (plural formal) would have directed
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Subjunctive Tenses of Dirigir

Dirigir 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, "dirija", meaning "I direct".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yodirija I direct
TĂşdirijas you direct
Ella / Él / Usteddirija s/he direct, you (formal) direct
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirijamos we direct
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirijáis you (plural) direct
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirijan they direct, you (plural formal) direct

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Dirigir 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, "dirigiera", meaning "I directed".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigieraI directed
TĂşdirigierasyou directed
Ella / Él / Usteddirigieras/he directed, you (formal) directed
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirigiéramoswe directed
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirigieraisyou (plural) directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirigieranthey directed, you (plural formal) directed
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Dirigir 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, "dirigiere", meaning "I will direct".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodirigiereI will direct
TĂşdirigieresyou will direct
Ella / Él / Usteddirigieres/he will direct, you (formal) will direct
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirigiéremoswe will direct
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirigiereisyou (plural) will direct
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirigierenthey will direct, you (plural formal) will direct
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Dirigir 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 dirigido", meaning "I have directed".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya dirigidoI have directed
TĂşhayas dirigidoyou have directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya dirigidos/he has directed, you (formal) have directed
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos dirigidowe have directed
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis dirigidoyou (plural) have directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan dirigidothey have directed, you (plural formal) have directed
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Dirigir 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 dirigido", meaning "I had directed".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera dirigidoI had directed
TĂşhubieras dirigidoyou had directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera dirigidos/he had directed, you (formal) had directed
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos dirigidowe had directed
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais dirigidoyou (plural) had directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran dirigidothey had directed, you (plural formal) had directed
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Dirigir 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 dirigido", meaning "I will have directed".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere dirigidoI will have directed
TĂşhubieres dirigidoyou will have directed
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere dirigidos/he will have directed, you (formal) will have directed
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos dirigidowe will have directed
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis dirigidoyou (plural) will have directed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren dirigidothey will have directed, you (plural formal) will have directed
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Imperative Tenses of Dirigir

Dirigir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
TĂşdirige(to you) direct!
Ella / Él / Usteddirija (to you formal) direct!
Nosotras / Nosotrosdirijamos let's direct!
Vosotras / Vosotrosdirigid(to you plural) direct!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesdirijan (to you plural formal) direct!

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Dirigir in the Imperative Negative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
TĂşno dirijas (to you) don't direct!
Ella / Él / Ustedno dirija (to you formal) don't direct!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno dirijamos let's not direct!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno dirijáis (to you plural) don't direct!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno dirijan (to you plural formal) don't direct!

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