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How to conjugate Suceder in Spanish

To happen Regular ER Verb

Introduction

Suceder is the Spanish verb for "to happen". It is a regular ER verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to suceder include: pasar.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivesucederto happen
Past participlesucedidohappened
Gerundsucediendohappening
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Indicative Tenses of Suceder

Suceder in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of suceder 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, "sucedo", meaning "I happen".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucedoI happen
sucedesyou happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucedes/he happen, you (formal) happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucedemoswe happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucedéisyou (plural) happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedenthey happen, you (plural formal) happen
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Suceder in the Indicative Preterite

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucedíI happened
sucedisteyou happened
Ella / Él / Ustedsucediós/he happened, you (formal) happened
Nosotras / Nosotrossucedimoswe happened
Vosotras / Vosotrossucedisteisyou (plural) happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedieronthey happened, you (plural formal) happened
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Suceder in the Indicative Imperfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucedíaI used to happen
sucedíasyou used to happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucedías/he used to happen, you (formal) used to happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucedíamoswe used to happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucedíaisyou (plural) used to happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedíanthey used to happen, you (plural formal) used to happen
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Suceder in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy sucediendoI am happening
estás sucediendoyou are happening
Ella / Él / Ustedestá sucediendos/he is happening, you (formal) are happening
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos sucediendowe are happening
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis sucediendoyou (plural) are happening
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán sucediendothey are happening, you (plural formal) are happening
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Suceder in the Indicative Informal Future

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a sucederI am going to happen
vas a sucederyou are going to happen
Ella / Él / Ustedva a suceders/he is going to happen, you (formal) are going to happen
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a sucederwe are going to happen
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a sucederyou (plural) are going to happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a sucederthey are going to happen, you (plural formal) are going to happen
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Suceder in the Indicative Future

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucederéI will happen
sucederásyou will happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucederás/he will happen, you (formal) will happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucederemoswe will happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucederéisyou (plural) will happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucederánthey will happen, you (plural formal) will happen
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Suceder in the Indicative Conditional

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucederíaI would happen
sucederíasyou would happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucederías/he would happen, you (formal) would happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucederíamoswe would happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucederíaisyou (plural) would happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucederíanthey would happen, you (plural formal) would happen
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Suceder in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of suceder 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 sucedido", meaning "I have happened".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe sucedidoI have happened
has sucedidoyou have happened
Ella / Él / Ustedha sucedidos/he has happened, you (formal) have happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos sucedidowe have happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis sucedidoyou (plural) have happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan sucedidothey have happened, you (plural formal) have happened
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Suceder in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía sucedidoI had happened
habías sucedidoyou had happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía sucedidos/he had happened, you (formal) had happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos sucedidowe had happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais sucedidoyou (plural) had happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían sucedidothey had happened, you (plural formal) had happened
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Suceder in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré sucedidoI will have happened
habrás sucedidoyou will have happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá sucedidos/he will have happened, you (formal) will have happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos sucedidowe will have happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis sucedidoyou (plural) will have happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán sucedidothey will have happened, you (plural formal) will have happened
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Suceder in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría sucedidoI would have happened
habrías sucedidoyou would have happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría sucedidos/he would have happened, you (formal) would have happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos sucedidowe would have happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais sucedidoyou (plural) would have happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían sucedidothey would have happened, you (plural formal) would have happened
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Subjunctive Tenses of Suceder

Suceder 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, "suceda", meaning "I happen".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucedaI happen
sucedasyou happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucedas/he happen, you (formal) happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucedamoswe happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucedáisyou (plural) happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedanthey happen, you (plural formal) happen
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Suceder 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, "sucediera", meaning "I happened".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucedieraI happened
sucedierasyou happened
Ella / Él / Ustedsucedieras/he happened, you (formal) happened
Nosotras / Nosotrossucediéramoswe happened
Vosotras / Vosotrossucedieraisyou (plural) happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedieranthey happened, you (plural formal) happened
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Suceder 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, "sucediere", meaning "I will happen".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosucediereI will happen
sucedieresyou will happen
Ella / Él / Ustedsucedieres/he will happen, you (formal) will happen
Nosotras / Nosotrossucediéremoswe will happen
Vosotras / Vosotrossucediereisyou (plural) will happen
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedierenthey will happen, you (plural formal) will happen
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Suceder 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 sucedido", meaning "I have happened".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya sucedidoI have happened
hayas sucedidoyou have happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya sucedidos/he has happened, you (formal) have happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos sucedidowe have happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis sucedidoyou (plural) have happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan sucedidothey have happened, you (plural formal) have happened
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Suceder 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 sucedido", meaning "I had happened".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera sucedidoI had happened
hubieras sucedidoyou had happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera sucedidos/he had happened, you (formal) had happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos sucedidowe had happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais sucedidoyou (plural) had happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran sucedidothey had happened, you (plural formal) had happened
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Suceder 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 sucedido", meaning "I will have happened".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere sucedidoI will have happened
hubieres sucedidoyou will have happened
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere sucedidos/he will have happened, you (formal) will have happened
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos sucedidowe will have happened
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis sucedidoyou (plural) will have happened
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren sucedidothey will have happened, you (plural formal) will have happened
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Imperative Tenses of Suceder

Suceder in the Imperative Affirmative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
sucede(to you) happen!
Ella / Él / Ustedsuceda(to you formal) happen!
Nosotras / Nosotrossucedamoslet's happen!
Vosotras / Vosotrossuceded(to you plural) happen!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessucedan(to you plural formal) happen!
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Suceder in the Imperative Negative

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no sucedas(to you) don't happen!
Ella / Él / Ustedno suceda(to you formal) don't happen!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno sucedamoslet's not happen!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno sucedáis(to you plural) don't happen!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno sucedan(to you plural formal) don't happen!
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