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How to conjugate Insistir in Spanish

To insist Regular IR Verb

Introduction

Insistir is the Spanish verb for "to insist". It is a regular IR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiveinsistirto insist
Past participleinsistidoinsisted
Gerundinsistiendoinsisting
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Indicative Tenses of Insistir

Insistir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of insistir 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, "insisto", meaning "I insist".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistoI insist
insistesyou insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistes/he insist, you (formal) insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistimoswe insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistísyou (plural) insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistenthey insist, you (plural formal) insist
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Insistir in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistíI insisted
insististeyou insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistiós/he insisted, you (formal) insisted
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistimoswe insisted
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsististeisyou (plural) insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistieronthey insisted, you (plural formal) insisted
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Insistir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistíaI used to insist
insistíasyou used to insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistías/he used to insist, you (formal) used to insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistíamoswe used to insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistíaisyou (plural) used to insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistíanthey used to insist, you (plural formal) used to insist
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Insistir in the Indicative Present Continuous

The Indicative Present Continuous of insistir is used to talk about something that is happening continuosly or right now. For example, "estoy insistiendo", meaning "I am insisting".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy insistiendoI am insisting
estás insistiendoyou are insisting
Ella / Él / Ustedestá insistiendos/he is insisting, you (formal) are insisting
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos insistiendowe are insisting
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis insistiendoyou (plural) are insisting
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán insistiendothey are insisting, you (plural formal) are insisting
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Insistir in the Indicative Informal Future

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a insistirI am going to insist
vas a insistiryou are going to insist
Ella / Él / Ustedva a insistirs/he is going to insist, you (formal) are going to insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a insistirwe are going to insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a insistiryou (plural) are going to insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a insistirthey are going to insist, you (plural formal) are going to insist
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Insistir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of insistir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "insistiré", meaning "I will insist".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistiréI will insist
insistirásyou will insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistirás/he will insist, you (formal) will insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistiremoswe will insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistiréisyou (plural) will insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistiránthey will insist, you (plural formal) will insist
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Insistir in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistiríaI would insist
insistiríasyou would insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistirías/he would insist, you (formal) would insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistiríamoswe would insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistiríaisyou (plural) would insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistiríanthey would insist, you (plural formal) would insist
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Insistir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of insistir 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 insistido", meaning "I have insisted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe insistidoI have insisted
has insistidoyou have insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedha insistidos/he has insisted, you (formal) have insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos insistidowe have insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis insistidoyou (plural) have insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan insistidothey have insisted, you (plural formal) have insisted
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Insistir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía insistidoI had insisted
habías insistidoyou had insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía insistidos/he had insisted, you (formal) had insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos insistidowe had insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais insistidoyou (plural) had insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían insistidothey had insisted, you (plural formal) had insisted
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Insistir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré insistidoI will have insisted
habrás insistidoyou will have insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá insistidos/he will have insisted, you (formal) will have insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos insistidowe will have insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis insistidoyou (plural) will have insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán insistidothey will have insisted, you (plural formal) will have insisted
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Insistir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría insistidoI would have insisted
habrías insistidoyou would have insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría insistidos/he would have insisted, you (formal) would have insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos insistidowe would have insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais insistidoyou (plural) would have insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían insistidothey would have insisted, you (plural formal) would have insisted
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Subjunctive Tenses of Insistir

Insistir 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, "insista", meaning "I insist".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistaI insist
insistasyou insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistas/he insist, you (formal) insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistamoswe insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistáisyou (plural) insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistanthey insist, you (plural formal) insist
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Insistir 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, "insistiera", meaning "I insisted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistieraI insisted
insistierasyou insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistieras/he insisted, you (formal) insisted
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistiéramoswe insisted
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistieraisyou (plural) insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistieranthey insisted, you (plural formal) insisted
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Insistir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that may happen in the future. For example, "insistiere", meaning "I will insist".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoinsistiereI will insist
insistieresyou will insist
Ella / Él / Ustedinsistieres/he will insist, you (formal) will insist
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistiéremoswe will insist
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistiereisyou (plural) will insist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistierenthey will insist, you (plural formal) will insist
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Insistir 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 insistido", meaning "I have insisted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya insistidoI have insisted
hayas insistidoyou have insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya insistidos/he has insisted, you (formal) have insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos insistidowe have insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis insistidoyou (plural) have insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan insistidothey have insisted, you (plural formal) have insisted
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Insistir 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 insistido", meaning "I had insisted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera insistidoI had insisted
hubieras insistidoyou had insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera insistidos/he had insisted, you (formal) had insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos insistidowe had insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais insistidoyou (plural) had insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran insistidothey had insisted, you (plural formal) had insisted
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Insistir 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. For example, "hubiere insistido", meaning "I will have insisted".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere insistidoI will have insisted
hubieres insistidoyou will have insisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere insistidos/he will have insisted, you (formal) will have insisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos insistidowe will have insisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis insistidoyou (plural) will have insisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren insistidothey will have insisted, you (plural formal) will have insisted
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Imperative Tenses of Insistir

Insistir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
insiste(to you) insist!
Ella / Él / Ustedinsista(to you formal) insist!
Nosotras / Nosotrosinsistamoslet's insist!
Vosotras / Vosotrosinsistid(to you plural) insist!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesinsistan(to you plural formal) insist!
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Insistir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no insistas(to you) don't insist!
Ella / Él / Ustedno insista(to you formal) don't insist!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno insistamoslet's not insist!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno insistáis(to you plural) don't insist!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno insistan(to you plural formal) don't insist!
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