Using Prepositions after Verbs  

Grammar Spanish Prepositions Using Prepositions after Verbs
Overview

Spanish verbs are often followed by a preposition.

The verbs below require a when followed by an object (noun or pronoun).

  • asistir a - to attend
  • responder a - to respond
  • llegar a - to arrive at

    Nosotros asistimos a unas tertulias.
    We attend some gatherings.

    ¿Cómo puedo llegar a Madrid?
    How do I get to Madrid?

    Juan no asistió a la reunión.
    Juan did not attend the meeting.

    Luis respondió a todas las preguntas.
    Luis responded to all the questions.

    The verbs below require con when followed by an object (noun or pronoun).

  • quedarse con - to keep
  • soñar con - to dream of
  • contar con - to count on, to rely on

    Aquí está. Quédese con el cambio.
    Here you are. Keep the change.

    Ella sueña con su novio.
    She dreams about her boyfriend.

    El contaba con 17 años y ella era un poco mayor.
    He was 17 years old and she was a little bit older.


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