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Definition of regular and irregular verbs

A verb is a word that serves to express some type of reaction that affects one or more subjects. Different >

Verbs have a primitive form, the infinitive, which serves to name them

It is a non-personal form, such as participle and gerund, because they do not require the accompaniment of a person (me, you, him ...) to use them.

The verbs are conjugated, insofar as they can be expressed in many ways: simple present, past perfect, simple future, super perfect, etc.

Verbs have a root and endings or endings, which vary depending on the time and the verbal mode.

There are two types of verbs: regular and irregular

Both belong to one of the three conjugations in Spanish, those that end up in ar ( love , be or play), those that end in er ( pleasure , protect or be worth) and those that end in going (sleeping, going out or going).

Those who do not change their root when conjugating them are regular verbs. The verb to love keeps the root am in any of its forms (love, love, love ...). On the other hand, irregular verbs do have alterations in their roots in some of their forms (the verb to fit, it would be I fit, I fit or I fit).

The lexeme or root remains fixed in the regular ones and is modified in the irregular ones. Some of the most used regular verbs are: work, drink, live or learn . Among the irregular ones would be: count, smell, hear or put.

If we say that a verb is regular this implies that it follows a pattern, the same scheme . Consequently, it is easier to use them in their different forms. The irregular ones are not subject to a pattern or model, they are changing. Thus, it is more difficult to combine them correctly and it is common to make mistakes when using them; especially if the speaker is a foreigner and is not familiar with the >

The difference between regular and irregular verbs is due to the fact that a >

If all the verbs were regular, communication would be easier, but also simpler, more boring and less rich. In fact, the only important attempt to create a common and universal mother tongue , even if he has regular and irregular verbs.

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Author: Javier Navarro | Site: - definition | Date: July 2014 | URL: /general/verbos-regulares-e-irregulares.php