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How to conjugate Persistir in Spanish

To persist Regular IR Verb

Introduction

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

Similar verbs to persistir include: proseguir.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivepersistirto persist
Past participlepersistidopersisted
Gerundpersistiendopersisting
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Indicative Tenses of Persistir

Persistir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of persistir 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, "persisto", meaning "I persist".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistoI persist
Túpersistesyou persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistes/he persist, you (formal) persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistimoswe persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistísyou (plural) persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistenthey persist, you (plural formal) persist
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Persistir in the Indicative Preterite

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistíI persisted
Túpersististeyou persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistiós/he persisted, you (formal) persisted
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistimoswe persisted
Vosotras / Vosotrospersististeisyou (plural) persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistieronthey persisted, you (plural formal) persisted
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Persistir in the Indicative Imperfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistíaI used to persist
Túpersistíasyou used to persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistías/he used to persist, you (formal) used to persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistíamoswe used to persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistíaisyou (plural) used to persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistíanthey used to persist, you (plural formal) used to persist
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Persistir in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy persistiendoI am persisting
Túestás persistiendoyou are persisting
Ella / Él / Ustedestá persistiendos/he is persisting, you (formal) are persisting
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos persistiendowe are persisting
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis persistiendoyou (plural) are persisting
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán persistiendothey are persisting, you (plural formal) are persisting
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Persistir in the Indicative Informal Future

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a persistirI am going to persist
Túvas a persistiryou are going to persist
Ella / Él / Ustedva a persistirs/he is going to persist, you (formal) are going to persist
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a persistirwe are going to persist
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a persistiryou (plural) are going to persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a persistirthey are going to persist, you (plural formal) are going to persist
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Persistir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of persistir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "persistiré", meaning "I will persist".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistiréI will persist
Túpersistirásyou will persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistirás/he will persist, you (formal) will persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistiremoswe will persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistiréisyou (plural) will persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistiránthey will persist, you (plural formal) will persist
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Persistir in the Indicative Conditional

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistiríaI would persist
Túpersistiríasyou would persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistirías/he would persist, you (formal) would persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistiríamoswe would persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistiríaisyou (plural) would persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistiríanthey would persist, you (plural formal) would persist
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Persistir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of persistir 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 persistido", meaning "I have persisted".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe persistidoI have persisted
Túhas persistidoyou have persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedha persistidos/he has persisted, you (formal) have persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos persistidowe have persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis persistidoyou (plural) have persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan persistidothey have persisted, you (plural formal) have persisted
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Persistir in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía persistidoI had persisted
Túhabías persistidoyou had persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía persistidos/he had persisted, you (formal) had persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos persistidowe had persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais persistidoyou (plural) had persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían persistidothey had persisted, you (plural formal) had persisted
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Persistir in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré persistidoI will have persisted
Túhabrás persistidoyou will have persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá persistidos/he will have persisted, you (formal) will have persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos persistidowe will have persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis persistidoyou (plural) will have persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán persistidothey will have persisted, you (plural formal) will have persisted
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Persistir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría persistidoI would have persisted
Túhabrías persistidoyou would have persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría persistidos/he would have persisted, you (formal) would have persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos persistidowe would have persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais persistidoyou (plural) would have persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían persistidothey would have persisted, you (plural formal) would have persisted
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Subjunctive Tenses of Persistir

Persistir 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, "persista", meaning "I persist".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistaI persist
Túpersistasyou persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistas/he persist, you (formal) persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistamoswe persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistáisyou (plural) persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistanthey persist, you (plural formal) persist
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Persistir 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, "persistiera", meaning "I persisted".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistieraI persisted
Túpersistierasyou persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistieras/he persisted, you (formal) persisted
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistiéramoswe persisted
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistieraisyou (plural) persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistieranthey persisted, you (plural formal) persisted
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Persistir 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, "persistiere", meaning "I will persist".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopersistiereI will persist
Túpersistieresyou will persist
Ella / Él / Ustedpersistieres/he will persist, you (formal) will persist
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistiéremoswe will persist
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistiereisyou (plural) will persist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistierenthey will persist, you (plural formal) will persist
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Persistir 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 persistido", meaning "I have persisted".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya persistidoI have persisted
Túhayas persistidoyou have persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya persistidos/he has persisted, you (formal) have persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos persistidowe have persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis persistidoyou (plural) have persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan persistidothey have persisted, you (plural formal) have persisted
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Persistir 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 persistido", meaning "I had persisted".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera persistidoI had persisted
Túhubieras persistidoyou had persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera persistidos/he had persisted, you (formal) had persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos persistidowe had persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais persistidoyou (plural) had persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran persistidothey had persisted, you (plural formal) had persisted
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Persistir 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 persistido", meaning "I will have persisted".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere persistidoI will have persisted
Túhubieres persistidoyou will have persisted
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere persistidos/he will have persisted, you (formal) will have persisted
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos persistidowe will have persisted
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis persistidoyou (plural) will have persisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren persistidothey will have persisted, you (plural formal) will have persisted
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Imperative Tenses of Persistir

Persistir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túpersiste(to you) persist!
Ella / Él / Ustedpersista(to you formal) persist!
Nosotras / Nosotrospersistamoslet's persist!
Vosotras / Vosotrospersistid(to you plural) persist!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespersistan(to you plural formal) persist!
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Persistir in the Imperative Negative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túno persistas(to you) don't persist!
Ella / Él / Ustedno persista(to you formal) don't persist!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno persistamoslet's not persist!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno persistáis(to you plural) don't persist!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno persistan(to you plural formal) don't persist!
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