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Swedish Verbs (part 2) > Present Tense

Set of same verbs from other Swedish verb sets. In the present tense either -r or -er is added to the stem of the verb. Auxiliary verbs "att skola" and "att vilja" must also have a main verb accompany them in a sentence. Even though in English one can say "I want a dog" in Swedish you must use "to have" as a main verb to conclude the sentence: I want to have a dog. - As far as I know anyway. Auxiliary verb "att kunna" (kan) mostly accompanies a main verb but sometimes can be alone when it means…

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I am traveling
jag reser
he is speaking
han pratar (talar)
she lives
hon bor
we are coming
vi kommer
I am
jag är
he is called
han heter
she goes for coffee
hon fikar
we do order
vi beställer
I am eating
jag äter
you take
du tar
he has
han har
you (pl.) are drinking
ni dricker
they do get
de får
I chew
jag tuggar
he barbecues
han grillar
she is gutting
hon rensar
they are cooking
de lagar mat
we bake
vi bakar
I am working
jag arbetar (jobbar)
it costs
det kostar
I like (informal)
jag gillar
I like (formal)
jag tycker om
you think (have an opinion)
du tycker
she relaxes
hon kopplar av
he is buying
han köper
they are swimming
de badar
she sunbathes
hon solar
you (pl.) greet
ni hälsar
they give
de ger
she does believe
hon tror
we feel (have a sense of)
vi mår
you are paying
du betalar
she is calling (phoning)
hon ringer
he is driving
han kör
you are going (by)
du åker
we go (walk)
vi går
he looks
han tittar
they are watching television
de tittar på TV
I am washing myself
jag tvättar mig
you oversleep (*yourself)
du försover dig
we are hurrying (up) (*ourselves)
vi skyndar oss
you (pl.) decide (*yourselves)
ni bestämmer er
she is getting dressed (*herself)
hon klär sig
they are going to bed (*themselves)
de lägger sig
you are learning (*yourself)
du lär dig