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How to say “to contain” in Spanish? “Contener”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “contener” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to contain in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Pronunciation

Normal speech: con-TE-ner
IPA: /kon.’te.neɾ/

7 months ago

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Tips to remember the word “contener”:
– Associate “contener” with its English cognate “contain,” as both share the Latin root “tenere,” which means “to hold.”
– Remember the phrase “contener emociones” (to contain emotions), which can help associate the verb with self-control or restraint.

Explanations:
– “Contener” means to hold or keep within limits, to restrain, to include, or to comprise.
– It’s an infinitive verb in Spanish.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Incluir (to include)
– Contenerse (to restrain oneself)
– Encerrar (to enclose or to imprison)

Conjugations:
Present:
– Yo contengo
– TĂº contienes
– Él/Ella/Usted contiene
– Nosotros/Nosotras contenemos
– Vosotros/Vosotras contenĂ©is
– Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes contienen

Preterite (simple past):
– Yo contuve
– TĂº contuviste
– Él/Ella/Usted contuvo
– Nosotros/Nosotras contuvimos
– Vosotros/Vosotras contuvisteis
– Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes contuvieron

Imperfect (past):
– Yo contenĂ­a
– TĂº contenĂ­as
– Él/Ella/Usted contenĂ­a
– Nosotros/Nosotras contenĂ­amos
– Vosotros/Vosotras contenĂ­ais
– Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes contenĂ­an

Future:
– Yo contendrĂ©
– TĂº contendrĂ¡s
– Él/Ella/Usted contendrĂ¡
– Nosotros/Nosotras contendremos
– Vosotros/Vosotras contendrĂ©is
– Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes contendrĂ¡n

Examples of sentences using “contener”:
– Esta caja contiene libros antiguos. (This box contains old books.)
– Es importante contener la propagaciĂ³n del virus. (It’s important to contain the spread of the virus.)
– No pude contener las lĂ¡grimas al ver la pelĂ­cula. (I couldn’t contain my tears when watching the movie.)
– El informe contiene muchos datos Ăºtiles. (The report contains a lot of useful data.)
– Durante la discusiĂ³n, tuve que contenerme para no gritar. (During the argument, I had to restrain myself from yelling.)

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