What tense is Si Pudiera?

What tense is Si Pudiera?

imperfect subjunctive
(si pudiera, saldría y conocería mas personas) To form the first part, the imperfect subjunctive, conjugate the verb in third person plural of the preterite tense.

Is podria polite Spanish?

True, podrias is the second singular form and podria is third singular form. So podrias would be you could and podria would be he/she/it could. Podria is also used in formal/polite speech. Judging from the context in your lesson the speaker is asking a stranger for help to locate a restaurant so you use podria.

What tense is podria in Spanish?


inglés él/ella/usted
Present I am able, can puede
Present Perfect I have been able ha podido
Imperfect I used to be able, was able, could podía
Preterite I was able, could pudo

What does the Spanish verb poder mean?

“be able to
This verb is in control! The meaning of poder in English translates to “can” or “be able to”, but it doesn’t stop there! It also expresses a world of future possibilities of what may, might or could happen.

How do you use Gustaria?

The most common verb in the conditional tense is me gustaría (I would like). This can be used to say what you would like to do in the future, eg: me gustaría vivir en Nueva York (I would like to live in New York)

What is the polite way to ask for something in Spanish?

The most common ways of saying please are the adverbial phrase por favor and the verb phrase hágame el favor de (literally, “do me the favor of”).

How do you use PUDE in a sentence in Spanish?

English: She couldn’t sleep last night. Español: Ella no pudo dormir anoche. English: I wanted to finish the race but I couldn’t. Español: Yo quería terminar la carrera, pero no pude.

What are the forms of Gustaria?

Here is the correct gustar conjugation:

  • Me gusta(n)- I like.
  • Te gusta(n)- You like.
  • Le gusta(n)-He/She likes.
  • Nos gusta(n)- We like.
  • Os gusta(n)- You all like (formal)
  • Les gusta(n)- You all like (formal)

What type of verb is Nadar?

Mode: Indicative

Personal Pronoun Conjugation
Yo nado
Tu nadas
El/Ella nada
Nosotros nadamos

Why is poder irregular?

The verb poder (to be able to/can) is an irregular verb, meaning that it doesn’t follow normal verb conjugation patterns. In the present tense, poder has a o –> ue stem change in all forms except nosotros/nosotras. In the future tense, the stem changes to podr- before we add our future endings.

Why is que rude?

In english, even among friends, it is considered rude to say “what” when you either didn’t hear the person or you didn’t understand, is it the same in spanish….is it rude to say “qué” when you either didn’t understand or missed what a friend has said.

What does Mande mean in Spanish slang?

votes. It is in the dictionary: it is the 3rd person of the present subjunctive of “mandar” (to tell what to do), used as a polite request. It roughly translates as “Tell me'”, but a better translation would be “Pardon'”, “What did you say'”. It is also used in Spain, and it is considered quite polite.

Is it Podria or pudiera?

Logically it would be podria, however, in the Spanishdict translator, it always comes up pudiera. Thank you very much! Garrett Valentino It´s just a matter of conjugation, but not easy to explain although I´m sure Lazarus could easily do so.

What verbs follow the Poder conjugation pattern?

There are no other verbs that follow the same pattern. Poder conjugations include the indicative mood (present, past, conditional, future), the subjunctive mood (present and past), the imperative mood, and other verb forms. In the present indicative tense, the stem change o to ue occurs in all the conjugations except nosotros and vosotros.

What are the compound tenses of Poder?

Compound Tenses of Poder. The perfect tenses are made by using the appropriate form of haber and the past participle, podido. The progressive tenses use estar with the gerund, pudiendo.

What does “Sí se puede” mean?

“Sí se puede” can be loosely translated as “Yes, we can” or somewhat literally as “It certainly can be”. Jose Mesa /Flickr/CC BY 2.0