Spanish Verb Conjugation - acabar  

Spanish Verb Conjugation
Spanish Verb: acabar     
English Translation:
to finish, end





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Notes: Regular Verb. Note: When used in the present tense, acabar de +infinitive = to (have) just (done something): acaban de llegar=  they (have) just arrived; when used in the imperfect in thisconstruction, it means had just: acababan de llegar = theyhad just arrived.

Indicative

  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present I finish, am finishing acabo acabas acaba acabamos acabáis acaban
Present Perfect I have finished he acabado has acabado ha acabado hemos acabado habéis acabado han acabado
Imperfect I was finishing, used to finish, finished acababa acababas acababa acabábamos acababais acababan
Preterite I finished acabé acabaste acabó acabamos acabasteis acabaron
Past Perfect - Pluperfect I had finished había acabado habías acabado había acabado habíamos acabado habíais acabado habían acabado
Future I will finish acabaré acabarás acabará acabaremos acabaréis acabarán
Future Perfect I will have finished habré acabado habrás acabado habrá acabado habremos acabado habréis acabado habrán acabado
Conditional I would finish acabaría acabarías acabaría acabaríamos acabaríais acabarían
Conditional Perfect I would have finished habría acabado habrías acabado habría acabado habríamos acabado habríais acabado habrían acabado
Preterite Perfect I had finished hube acabado hubiste acabado hubo acabado hubimos acabado hubisteis acabado hubieron acabado

Subjunctive

  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Present I finish, am finishing acabe acabes acabe acabemos acabéis acaben
Present Perfect I have finished, finished haya acabado hayas acabado haya acabado hayamos acabado hayáis acabado hayan acabado
Imperfect I finished, was finishing acabara
OR
acabase
acabaras
OR
acabases
acabara
OR
acabase
acabáramos
OR
acabásemos
acabarais
OR
acabaseis
acabaran
OR
acabasen.
Past Perfect - Pluperfect I had finished hubiera acabado
OR
hubiese acabado
hubieras acabado
OR
hubieses acabado
hubiera acabado
OR
hubiese acabado
hubiéramos acabado
OR
hubiésemos acabado
hubierais acabado
OR
hubieseis acabado
hubieran acabado
OR
hubiesen acabado.
Future I will finish acabare acabares acabare acabáremos acabareis acabaren
Future Perfect I will have finished hubiere acabado hubieres acabado hubiere acabado hubiéremos acabado hubiereis acabado hubieren acabado

Imperative

  inglés yo él/ella/usted nosotros/-as vosotros/-as ellos/ellas/ustedes
Affirmative Imperative Finish!   acaba acabe   acabad acaben
Negative Commands Don't finish!   no acabes no acabe   no acabéis no acaben

Other Forms

Present Participle finishing acabando
Past Participle finished acabado
This verb table is based upon the work of Professor Fred Jehle of Indiana-Purdue University. The verb tables can be found at http://users.ipfw.edu/JEHLE/VERBLIST.HTM



Translated sentences containing 'acabar'

Era tan simpático que acabamos siendo muy amigos.
He was so nice that we ended up being very good friends.
Acabas de invitar a Pablo a cenar.
You have just invited Pablo to have dinner.
He insistido tanto que acabó por acompañarme.
I went on at him so much that he ended up coming with me.
Acabo de ver a Juan.
I've just seen Juan.
Los boletos se han acabado en menos de una semana.
The tickets sold out in less than a week.
Los bomberos acaban de extinguir el fuego.
The firefighters just finished extinguishing the fire.
¿Has acabado de leer el libro?
Have you finished reading the book?
A ella le parece que se lo acaba de ligar.
She thinks she has just seduced him.
La señora Vargas acaba de llegar.
Mrs. Vargas just arrived.
Elisa nos contó que acababa de comprar una vajilla muy fina.
Elisa told us she had just bought a very fine set of dinnerware.
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