Really Important Basic Spanish Verbs

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This is the Spring verb review list for my Spanish 2 classes. REVIEW THIS OFTEN!!! No one gets out of this class without memorizing this list.

abrir

to open

acostarse

to go to bed (o to ue)

afeitarse

to shave oneself

almorzar

to eat lunch (o to ue)

añadir

to add

apagar

to turn off (lights); to extinguish (fire)

aprender

to learn

ayudar

to help

bailar

to dance

bajar

to descend; to get off of (a bus, ride)

bajar de peso

to lose weight

bañarse

to bathe oneself

beber

to drink

besar

to kiss

calentar

to heat up (e to ie)

caminar

to walk

cenar

to eat dinner

cepillarse

to brush (ones teeth, hair)

cerrar

to close (e to ie)

cocinar

to cook

comenzar

to start (usually followed with an a) (i to ie)

comer

to eat

comprar

to buy

comprender

to understand, entender

contestar

to answer

cortar

to cut

dar

to give

dar una vuelta

to take a ride

decir

to say or to tell

desayunar

to eat breakfast

desenchufar

to unplug

despertarse

to wake up (e to ie)

devolver

to return SOMETHING (o to ue)

encender

to turn on (lights) OR to light (a fire) (e to ie)

enchufar

to plug in

escribir

to write

escuchar

to listen

entender

to understand (e to ie), comprender

esperar

to wait or to hope

estacionar

to park (a car)

estar a dieta

to be on a diet

estudiar

to study

explicar

to explain

funcionar

to function, to work (the machine works)

ganar

to win or to earn

hablar

to speak

hacer

to do or to make

hacer una pregunta

to ask a question

irse

to leave, salir

jugar

to play (u to ue)

lastimarse

to hurt, to injure

leer

to read

levantar

to raise

levantarse

to get up

limpiar

to clean

llamar

to call

llamarse

to be named, to call oneself

llegar

to arrive

llevar

to bring

llorar

to cry

manejar

to drive

mezclar

to mix

mirar

to watch

olvidar

to forget

pagar

to pay

parar

to stop

perder

to lose (e to ie)

poder

can, to be able to (o to ue)

poner

to put, to place

practicar

to practice

preguntar

to ask

prestar atención

to pay attention

probar

to taste (o to ue)

probarse

to try on (clothes) (o to ue)

quejarse de

to complain about

querer

to want OR to love

regresar

to return, devolver (return a thing)

repasar

to review

quitar

to remove

sacar

to take out

saber

to know (facts)

salir

to leave, irse

secar

to dry

sentarse

to sit down (e to ie)

sentir

to feel (e to ie)

subir

to go up, climb, or to get on (bus, car)

tener

to have

terminar

to finish

trabajar

to work (person, not a machine)

vender

to sell

venir

to come

ver

to see

volver

to return, regresar (person, NOT a thing) (o to ue)

quitarse

to take off (clothing)

ponerse

to put on (clothing)

pasarlo bien

divertirse, to have a good time

fumar

to smoke

toser

to cough

estornudar

to sneeze

borrar

to erase

asistir

to attend (a class, an event)

contar

decir, to tell (o to ue)

encontrar

to find (o to ue)

morir

to die (o to ue)

mostrar

to show (o to ue)

nacer

to be born

preferir

to prefer (i to ie)

caerse

to fall down (accidentally)

conocer

to know (people and places)

obedecer

to obey

parecer

to seem, to appear

preocuparse

to worry

quedarse

to remain, to stay

enojarse

to get angry

ducharse

to shower

creer

to believe

arreglar

to fix

pasar la aspiradora

to vacuum

barrer

to sweep

descansar

to rest

gritar

to shout

llover

to rain (o to ue)

gastar

to spend (money)

enseñar

to teach

aprender

to learn

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