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How to conjugate Salir in Spanish

To leave, to go out, to get out Irregular

Introduction

Salir is the Spanish verb for to leave, to go out, to get out. It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivesalirto leave, to go out, to get out
Past participlesalidoleft
Gerundsaliendoleaving

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Indicative Tenses of Salir

Salir in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of salir 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, "salgo de la casa en pijama", meaning "I leave the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosalgoI leave
salesyou leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsales/he leave, you (formal) leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossalimoswe leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossalísyou (plural) leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalenthey leave, you (plural formal) leave
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Salir in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of salir is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "salí de la casa en pijama", meaning "I left the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosalíI left
salisteyou left
Ella / Él / Ustedsaliós/he left, you (formal) left
Nosotras / Nosotrossalimoswe left
Vosotras / Vosotrossalisteisyou (plural) left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalieronthey left, you (plural formal) left
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Salir in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of salir is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "salía de la casa en pijama", meaning "I used to leave the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosalíaI used to leave
salíasyou used to leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsalías/he used to leave, you (formal) used to leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossalíamoswe used to leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossalíaisyou (plural) used to leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalíanthey used to leave, you (plural formal) used to leave
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Salir in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of salir is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "saldré de la casa en pijama", meaning "I will leave the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosaldréI will leave
saldrásyou will leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsaldrás/he will leave, you (formal) will leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossaldremoswe will leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossaldréisyou (plural) will leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessaldránthey will leave, you (plural formal) will leave
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Salir in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of salir is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "saldría de la casa en pijama", meaning "I would leave the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosaldríaI would leave
saldríasyou would leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsaldrías/he would leave, you (formal) would leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossaldríamoswe would leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossaldríaisyou (plural) would leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessaldríanthey would leave, you (plural formal) would leave
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Salir in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of salir 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 salido de la casa en pijama", meaning "I have left the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe salidoI have left
has salidoyou have left
Ella / Él / Ustedha salidos/he has left, you (formal) have left
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos salidowe have left
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis salidoyou (plural) have left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan salidothey have left, you (plural formal) have left
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Salir in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of salir is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había salido de la casa en pijama", meaning "I had left the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía salidoI had left
habías salidoyou had left
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía salidos/he had left, you (formal) had left
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos salidowe had left
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais salidoyou (plural) had left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían salidothey had left, you (plural formal) had left
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Salir in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of salir is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré salido de la casa en pijama", meaning "I will have left the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré salidoI will have left
habrás salidoyou will have left
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá salidos/he will have left, you (formal) will have left
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos salidowe will have left
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis salidoyou (plural) will have left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán salidothey will have left, you (plural formal) will have left
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Salir in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of salir is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría salido de la casa en pijama", meaning "I would have left the house in pijamas".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría salidoI would have left
habrías salidoyou would have left
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría salidos/he would have left, you (formal) would have left
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos salidowe would have left
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais salidoyou (plural) would have left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían salidothey would have left, you (plural formal) would have left
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Subjunctive Tenses of Salir

Salir 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, "salga", meaning "I leave".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosalgaI leave
salgasyou leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsalgas/he leave, you (formal) leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossalgamoswe leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossalgáisyou (plural) leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalganthey leave, you (plural formal) leave
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Salir 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, "saliera", meaning "I left".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosalieraI left
salierasyou left
Ella / Él / Ustedsalieras/he left, you (formal) left
Nosotras / Nosotrossaliéramoswe left
Vosotras / Vosotrossalieraisyou (plural) left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalieranthey left, you (plural formal) left
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Salir in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "saliere", meaning "I will leave".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosaliereI will leave
salieresyou will leave
Ella / Él / Ustedsalieres/he will leave, you (formal) will leave
Nosotras / Nosotrossaliéremoswe will leave
Vosotras / Vosotrossaliereisyou (plural) will leave
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalierenthey will leave, you (plural formal) will leave
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Salir 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 salido", meaning "I have left".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya salidoI have left
hayas salidoyou have left
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya salidos/he has left, you (formal) have left
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos salidowe have left
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis salidoyou (plural) have left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan salidothey have left, you (plural formal) have left
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Salir 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 salido", meaning "I had left".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera salidoI had left
hubieras salidoyou had left
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera salidos/he had left, you (formal) had left
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos salidowe had left
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais salidoyou (plural) had left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran salidothey had left, you (plural formal) had left
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Salir in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere salidoI will have left
hubieres salidoyou will have left
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere salidos/he will have left, you (formal) will have left
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos salidowe will have left
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis salidoyou (plural) will have left
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren salidothey will have left, you (plural formal) will have left
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Imperative Tenses of Salir

Salir in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
sal(to you) leave!
Ella / Él / Ustedsalga(to you formal) leave!
Nosotras / Nosotrossalgamos(to we) leave!
Vosotras / Vosotrossalid(to you plural) leave!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessalgan(to you plural formal) leave!
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Salir in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no salgas(to you) don't leave!
Ella / Él / Ustedno salga(to you formal) don't leave!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno salgamos(to we) don't leave!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno salgáis(to you plural) don't leave!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno salgan(to you plural formal) don't leave!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Antes de que te des cuenta, saldrás en los periódicos. Next thing you know, you'll be in the papers.
  • Sería mejor que os dierais prisa, el tren sale a las tres. You had better hurry. The train leaves at three.
  • Salgamos de aquí, los polis vienen. We're getting out of here. The cops are coming.
  • Propongo que salgamos el viernes. I suggest that we go out on Friday.
  • Deberías llegar a tiempo si sales ahora. You ought to be on time if you start now.
  • ¿Desde dónde sale el autobús del aeropuerto? Where can I get the airport bus?
  • Salga de la clase. Get out of the classroom.
  • Condimenté el pescado con sal y pimienta. I seasoned the fish with salt and pepper.
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