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How to conjugate Recomendar in Spanish

To recommend Irregular Verb

Introduction

Recomendar is the Spanish verb for "to recommend". It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishEnglish
Infinitiverecomendarto recommend
Past participlerecomendadorecommended
Gerundrecomendandorecommending
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Indicative Tenses of Recomendar

Recomendar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of recomendar 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, "recomiendo", meaning "I recommend".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yorecomiendo I recommend
Túrecomiendas you recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomienda s/he recommend, you (formal) recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendamoswe recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendáisyou (plural) recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomiendan they recommend, you (plural formal) recommend

The red dot () above denotes an irregular conjugation.

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Recomendar in the Indicative Preterite

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendéI recommended
Túrecomendasteyou recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendós/he recommended, you (formal) recommended
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendamoswe recommended
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendasteisyou (plural) recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendaronthey recommended, you (plural formal) recommended
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Recomendar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendabaI used to recommend
Túrecomendabasyou used to recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendabas/he used to recommend, you (formal) used to recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendábamoswe used to recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendabaisyou (plural) used to recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendabanthey used to recommend, you (plural formal) used to recommend
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Recomendar in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy recomendandoI am recommending
Túestás recomendandoyou are recommending
Ella / Él / Ustedestá recomendandos/he is recommending, you (formal) are recommending
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos recomendandowe are recommending
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis recomendandoyou (plural) are recommending
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán recomendandothey are recommending, you (plural formal) are recommending
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Recomendar in the Indicative Informal Future

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a recomendarI am going to recommend
Túvas a recomendaryou are going to recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedva a recomendars/he is going to recommend, you (formal) are going to recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a recomendarwe are going to recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a recomendaryou (plural) are going to recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a recomendarthey are going to recommend, you (plural formal) are going to recommend
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Recomendar in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of recomendar is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "recomendaré", meaning "I will recommend".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendaréI will recommend
Túrecomendarásyou will recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendarás/he will recommend, you (formal) will recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendaremoswe will recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendaréisyou (plural) will recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendaránthey will recommend, you (plural formal) will recommend
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Recomendar in the Indicative Conditional

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendaríaI would recommend
Túrecomendaríasyou would recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendarías/he would recommend, you (formal) would recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendaríamoswe would recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendaríaisyou (plural) would recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendaríanthey would recommend, you (plural formal) would recommend
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Recomendar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of recomendar 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 recomendado", meaning "I have recommended".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe recomendadoI have recommended
Túhas recomendadoyou have recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedha recomendados/he has recommended, you (formal) have recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos recomendadowe have recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis recomendadoyou (plural) have recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan recomendadothey have recommended, you (plural formal) have recommended
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Recomendar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía recomendadoI had recommended
Túhabías recomendadoyou had recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía recomendados/he had recommended, you (formal) had recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos recomendadowe had recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais recomendadoyou (plural) had recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían recomendadothey had recommended, you (plural formal) had recommended
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Recomendar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré recomendadoI will have recommended
Túhabrás recomendadoyou will have recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá recomendados/he will have recommended, you (formal) will have recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos recomendadowe will have recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis recomendadoyou (plural) will have recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán recomendadothey will have recommended, you (plural formal) will have recommended
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Recomendar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría recomendadoI would have recommended
Túhabrías recomendadoyou would have recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría recomendados/he would have recommended, you (formal) would have recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos recomendadowe would have recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais recomendadoyou (plural) would have recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían recomendadothey would have recommended, you (plural formal) would have recommended
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Subjunctive Tenses of Recomendar

Recomendar 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, "recomiende", meaning "I recommend".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yorecomiende I recommend
Túrecomiendes you recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomiende s/he recommend, you (formal) recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendemoswe recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendéisyou (plural) recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomienden they recommend, you (plural formal) recommend

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Recomendar 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, "recomendara", meaning "I recommended".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendaraI recommended
Túrecomendarasyou recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendaras/he recommended, you (formal) recommended
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendáramoswe recommended
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendaraisyou (plural) recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendaranthey recommended, you (plural formal) recommended
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Recomendar 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, "recomendare", meaning "I will recommend".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YorecomendareI will recommend
Túrecomendaresyou will recommend
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomendares/he will recommend, you (formal) will recommend
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendáremoswe will recommend
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendareisyou (plural) will recommend
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomendarenthey will recommend, you (plural formal) will recommend
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Recomendar 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 recomendado", meaning "I have recommended".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya recomendadoI have recommended
Túhayas recomendadoyou have recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya recomendados/he has recommended, you (formal) have recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos recomendadowe have recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis recomendadoyou (plural) have recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan recomendadothey have recommended, you (plural formal) have recommended
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Recomendar 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 recomendado", meaning "I had recommended".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera recomendadoI had recommended
Túhubieras recomendadoyou had recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera recomendados/he had recommended, you (formal) had recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos recomendadowe had recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais recomendadoyou (plural) had recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran recomendadothey had recommended, you (plural formal) had recommended
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Recomendar 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 recomendado", meaning "I will have recommended".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere recomendadoI will have recommended
Túhubieres recomendadoyou will have recommended
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere recomendados/he will have recommended, you (formal) will have recommended
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos recomendadowe will have recommended
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis recomendadoyou (plural) will have recommended
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren recomendadothey will have recommended, you (plural formal) will have recommended
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Imperative Tenses of Recomendar

Recomendar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túrecomienda (to you) recommend!
Ella / Él / Ustedrecomiende (to you formal) recommend!
Nosotras / Nosotrosrecomendemoslet's recommend!
Vosotras / Vosotrosrecomendad(to you plural) recommend!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesrecomienden (to you plural formal) recommend!

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Recomendar in the Imperative Negative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túno recomiendes (to you) don't recommend!
Ella / Él / Ustedno recomiende (to you formal) don't recommend!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno recomendemoslet's not recommend!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno recomendéis(to you plural) don't recommend!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno recomienden (to you plural formal) don't recommend!

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