Monday, December 5, 2016

SOME PORTUGUESE IRREGULAR VERBS (PRESENT TENSE)

Hello everybody! By this time you already know about principles of verb conjugation in Portuguese... good... good... Well, as you speak English, you know that life isn't only made of regular verbs. So let's see basic topics about Portuguese verb conjugation for some irregular verbs.

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As the name suggests, irregular verbs don't follow those rules that we discussed in the previous articles of this series. Remember them? They are pretty simple and if you want a review just click this link: Portuguese Regular Verbs (Present Tense) - Part II

Well, I have good and bad news for you. The bad one is that besides having the most complex conjugation "rules" irregular verbs are the most common, so you can't get rid of them. The good one is that you will master them really fast as you already have mastered the regular conjugation! Let's see some examples:

Rebels of first conjugation: ESTAR [to be], DAR [to give]
ESTAR DAR
Eu estou
Tu estás
[Você está]
Ele está
Nós estamos
Vós estais
Eles estão
Eu dou
Tu dás
[Você ]
Ele
Nós damos
Vós dais
Eles dão

Please give me some examples of phrases using these verbs and pronouns:


NOTE:
1) If you want to review subject pronouns concepts, click this link: Portuguese subject pronouns



Rebels of second conjugation: SER [to be], TER [to have]
SER TER
Eu sou
Tu és
[Você é]
Ele é
Nós somos
Vós sois
Eles são
Eu tenho
Tu tens
[Você tem]
Ele tem
Nós temos
Vós tendes
Eles têm

Now give me more examples:


NOTE:
1) If you need information about the difference between "Ser" and "Estar", click this link: The Verbs "Ser" and "Estar" in Portuguese



Rebels of third conjugation: IR [to go], PÔR [to put]
IR PÔR
Eu vou
Tu vais
[Você vai]
Ele vai
Nós vamos
Vós ides
Eles vão
Eu ponho
Tu pões
[Você põe]
Ele põe
Nós pomos
Vós pondes
Eles põem

Can you give me more examples?




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