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How to conjugate Presentar in Spanish

To present

Introduction

Presentar is the Spanish verb for to present. It is a regular AR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivepresentarto present
Past participlepresentadopresented
Gerundpresentandopresenting

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Indicative Tenses of Presentar

Presentar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of presentar 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, "presento", meaning "I present".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentoI present
presentasyou present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentas/he present, you (formal) present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentamoswe present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentáisyou (plural) present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentanthey present, you (plural formal) present
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Presentar in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentéI presented
presentasteyou presented
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentós/he presented, you (formal) presented
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentamoswe presented
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentasteisyou (plural) presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentaronthey presented, you (plural formal) presented
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Presentar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentabaI used to present
presentabasyou used to present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentabas/he used to present, you (formal) used to present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentábamoswe used to present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentabaisyou (plural) used to present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentabanthey used to present, you (plural formal) used to present
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Presentar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of presentar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "presentaré", meaning "I will present".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentaréI will present
presentarásyou will present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentarás/he will present, you (formal) will present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentaremoswe will present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentaréisyou (plural) will present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentaránthey will present, you (plural formal) will present
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Presentar in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentaríaI would present
presentaríasyou would present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentarías/he would present, you (formal) would present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentaríamoswe would present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentaríaisyou (plural) would present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentaríanthey would present, you (plural formal) would present
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Presentar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of presentar 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 presentado", meaning "I have presented".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe presentadoI have presented
has presentadoyou have presented
Ella / Él / Ustedha presentados/he has presented, you (formal) have presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos presentadowe have presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis presentadoyou (plural) have presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan presentadothey have presented, you (plural formal) have presented
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Presentar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía presentadoI had presented
habías presentadoyou had presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía presentados/he had presented, you (formal) had presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos presentadowe had presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais presentadoyou (plural) had presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían presentadothey had presented, you (plural formal) had presented
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Presentar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré presentadoI will have presented
habrás presentadoyou will have presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá presentados/he will have presented, you (formal) will have presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos presentadowe will have presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis presentadoyou (plural) will have presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán presentadothey will have presented, you (plural formal) will have presented
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Presentar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría presentadoI would have presented
habrías presentadoyou would have presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría presentados/he would have presented, you (formal) would have presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos presentadowe would have presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais presentadoyou (plural) would have presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían presentadothey would have presented, you (plural formal) would have presented
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Subjunctive Tenses of Presentar

Presentar 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, "presente", meaning "I present".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresenteI present
presentesyou present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentes/he present, you (formal) present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentemoswe present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentéisyou (plural) present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresententhey present, you (plural formal) present
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Presentar 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, "presentara", meaning "I presented".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentaraI presented
presentarasyou presented
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentaras/he presented, you (formal) presented
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentáramoswe presented
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentaraisyou (plural) presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentaranthey presented, you (plural formal) presented
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Presentar in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "presentare", meaning "I will present".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YopresentareI will present
presentaresyou will present
Ella / Él / Ustedpresentares/he will present, you (formal) will present
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentáremoswe will present
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentareisyou (plural) will present
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresentarenthey will present, you (plural formal) will present
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Presentar 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 presentado", meaning "I have presented".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya presentadoI have presented
hayas presentadoyou have presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya presentados/he has presented, you (formal) have presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos presentadowe have presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis presentadoyou (plural) have presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan presentadothey have presented, you (plural formal) have presented
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Presentar 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 presentado", meaning "I had presented".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera presentadoI had presented
hubieras presentadoyou had presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera presentados/he had presented, you (formal) had presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos presentadowe had presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais presentadoyou (plural) had presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran presentadothey had presented, you (plural formal) had presented
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Presentar in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere presentadoI will have presented
hubieres presentadoyou will have presented
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere presentados/he will have presented, you (formal) will have presented
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos presentadowe will have presented
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis presentadoyou (plural) will have presented
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren presentadothey will have presented, you (plural formal) will have presented
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Imperative Tenses of Presentar

Presentar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
presenta(to you) present!
Ella / Él / Ustedpresente(to you formal) present!
Nosotras / Nosotrospresentemos(to we) present!
Vosotras / Vosotrospresentad(to you plural) present!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedespresenten(to you plural formal) present!
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Presentar in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no presentes(to you) don't present!
Ella / Él / Ustedno presente(to you formal) don't present!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno presentemos(to we) don't present!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno presentéis(to you plural) don't present!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno presenten(to you plural formal) don't present!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Ella se presentó a la reunión por petición del presidente. She attended the meeting at the request of the chairman.
  • Ella se presentó a la reunión por petición del presidente. She attended the meeting at the request of the chairman.
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