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How to conjugate Tirar in Spanish

To throw Regular AR Verb

Introduction

Tirar is the Spanish verb for "to throw". It is a regular AR verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 18 major Spanish tenses!

Similar verbs to tirar include: arrojar, echar, lanzar.

SpanishEnglish
Infinitivetirarto throw
Past participletiradothrown
Gerundtirandothrowing
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Indicative Tenses of Tirar

Tirar in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of tirar 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, "tiro", meaning "I throw".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotiroI throw
Tútirasyou throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtiras/he throws, you (formal) throws
Nosotras / Nosotrostiramoswe throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostiráisyou (plural) throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiranthey throw, you (plural formal) throw
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Tirar in the Indicative Preterite

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotiréI threw
Tútirasteyou threw
Ella / Él / Ustedtirós/he threw, you (formal) threw
Nosotras / Nosotrostiramoswe threw
Vosotras / Vosotrostirasteisyou (plural) threw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiraronthey threw, you (plural formal) threw
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Tirar in the Indicative Imperfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotirabaI used to throw
Tútirabasyou used to throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtirabas/he used to throw, you (formal) used to throw
Nosotras / Nosotrostirábamoswe used to throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostirabaisyou (plural) used to throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestirabanthey used to throw, you (plural formal) used to throw
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Tirar in the Indicative Present Continuous

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy tirandoI am throwing
Túestás tirandoyou are throwing
Ella / Él / Ustedestá tirandos/he is throwing, you (formal) are throwing
Nosotras / Nosotrosestamos tirandowe are throwing
Vosotras / Vosotrosestáis tirandoyou (plural) are throwing
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesestán tirandothey are throwing, you (plural formal) are throwing
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Tirar in the Indicative Informal Future

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a tirarI am going to throw
Túvas a tiraryou are going to throw
Ella / Él / Ustedva a tirars/he is going to throw, you (formal) are going to throw
Nosotras / Nosotrosvamos a tirarwe are going to throw
Vosotras / Vosotrosvais a tiraryou (plural) are going to throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesvan a tirarthey are going to throw, you (plural formal) are going to throw
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Tirar in the Indicative Future

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotiraréI will throw
Tútirarásyou will throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtirarás/he will throw, you (formal) will throw
Nosotras / Nosotrostiraremoswe will throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostiraréisyou (plural) will throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiraránthey will throw, you (plural formal) will throw
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Tirar in the Indicative Conditional

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotiraríaI would throw
Tútiraríasyou would throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtirarías/he would throw, you (formal) would throw
Nosotras / Nosotrostiraríamoswe would throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostiraríaisyou (plural) would throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiraríanthey would throw, you (plural formal) would throw
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Tirar in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of tirar 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 tirado", meaning "I have thrown".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe tiradoI have thrown
Túhas tiradoyou have thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedha tirados/he has thrown, you (formal) have thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos tiradowe have thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis tiradoyou (plural) have thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan tiradothey have thrown, you (plural formal) have thrown
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Tirar in the Indicative Past Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía tiradoI had thrown
Túhabías tiradoyou had thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía tirados/he had thrown, you (formal) had thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos tiradowe had thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais tiradoyou (plural) had thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían tiradothey had thrown, you (plural formal) had thrown
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Tirar in the Indicative Future Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré tiradoI will have thrown
Túhabrás tiradoyou will have thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá tirados/he will have thrown, you (formal) will have thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos tiradowe will have thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis tiradoyou (plural) will have thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán tiradothey will have thrown, you (plural formal) will have thrown
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Tirar in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría tiradoI would have thrown
Túhabrías tiradoyou would have thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría tirados/he would have thrown, you (formal) would have thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos tiradowe would have thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais tiradoyou (plural) would have thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían tiradothey would have thrown, you (plural formal) would have thrown
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Subjunctive Tenses of Tirar

Tirar 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, "tire", meaning "I throw".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotireI throw
Tútiresyou throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtires/he throws, you (formal) throws
Nosotras / Nosotrostiremoswe throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostiréisyou (plural) throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestirenthey throw, you (plural formal) throw
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Tirar 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, "tirara", meaning "I threw".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotiraraI threw
Tútirarasyou threw
Ella / Él / Ustedtiraras/he threw, you (formal) threw
Nosotras / Nosotrostiráramoswe threw
Vosotras / Vosotrostiraraisyou (plural) threw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiraranthey threw, you (plural formal) threw
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Tirar 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, "tirare", meaning "I will throw".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YotirareI will throw
Tútiraresyou will throw
Ella / Él / Ustedtirares/he will throw, you (formal) will throw
Nosotras / Nosotrostiráremoswe will throw
Vosotras / Vosotrostirareisyou (plural) will throw
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestirarenthey will throw, you (plural formal) will throw
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Tirar 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 tirado", meaning "I have thrown".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya tiradoI have thrown
Túhayas tiradoyou have thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya tirados/he has thrown, you (formal) have thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos tiradowe have thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis tiradoyou (plural) have thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan tiradothey have thrown, you (plural formal) have thrown
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Tirar 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 tirado", meaning "I had thrown".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera tiradoI had thrown
Túhubieras tiradoyou had thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera tirados/he had thrown, you (formal) had thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos tiradowe had thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais tiradoyou (plural) had thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran tiradothey had thrown, you (plural formal) had thrown
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Tirar 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 tirado", meaning "I will have thrown".

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere tiradoI will have thrown
Túhubieres tiradoyou will have thrown
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere tirados/he will have thrown, you (formal) will have thrown
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos tiradowe will have thrown
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis tiradoyou (plural) will have thrown
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren tiradothey will have thrown, you (plural formal) will have thrown
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Imperative Tenses of Tirar

Tirar in the Imperative Affirmative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Tútira(to you) throw!
Ella / Él / Ustedtire(to you formal) throw!
Nosotras / Nosotrostiremoslet's throw!
Vosotras / Vosotrostirad(to you plural) throw!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedestiren(to you plural formal) throw!
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Tirar in the Imperative Negative

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
Túno tires(to you) don't throw!
Ella / Él / Ustedno tire(to you formal) don't throw!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno tiremoslet's not throw!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno tiréis(to you plural) don't throw!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno tiren(to you plural formal) don't throw!
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