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To say in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

Spanish Sentences with the Word “To say”

Spanish sentence with “decir” English translation for decir S

Quiero decirte algo.

I want to tell you something.

Déjame decirte algo.

Let me tell you something.

Sabes qué decir

You know what to say

Entiendo lo que quieres decir

I understand what you want to say

Tienes razón, no te lo puedo decir.

You are right, I can’t tell it to you.

¿Por qué no se lo quieres decir?

Why don’t you want to tell him?

No te lo voy a decir hasta el miércoles

I’m not going to tell it to you until Wednesday.

Kimberly quiere decirle la verdad a Joshua.

Kimberly wants to tell Joshua the truth.

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normal speech: de-CIR

7 months ago

decir info.

Tips to remember “decir”:
– Link the word to the English verb “to say” or “to tell” by reminding yourself that both involve speaking or conveying information.
– Remember the “dec-” part can sound similar to “dict-” as in “dictate,” which also involves saying words aloud.
– You could use a mnemonic, like “David always says (decir) what he decides,” emphasizing the “dec” sound.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Afirmar (to affirm)
– Contar (to tell)
– Expresar (to express)
– Manifestar (to manifest or express a thought)
– Alegar (to allege or claim)

“Decir” is an irregular verb in Spanish; here are its conjugations in different tenses:

Present (Presente):
– yo digo
– tú dices
– él/ella/Ud. dice
– nosotros/nosotras decimos
– vosotros/vosotras decís
– ellos/ellas/Uds. dicen

Preterite (Pretérito perfecto simple):
– yo dije
– tú dijiste
– él/ella/Ud. dijo
– nosotros/nosotras dijimos
– vosotros/vosotras dijisteis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. dijeron

Imperfect (Pretérito imperfecto):
– yo decía
– tú decías
– él/ella/Ud. decía
– nosotros/nosotras decíamos
– vosotros/vosotras decíais
– ellos/ellas/Uds. decían

Future (Futuro simple):
– yo diré
– tú dirás
– él/ella/Ud. dirá
– nosotros/nosotras diremos
– vosotros/vosotras diréis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. dirán

Conditional (Condicional simple):
– yo diría
– tú dirías
– él/ella/Ud. diría
– nosotros/nosotras diríamos
– vosotros/vosotras diríais
– ellos/ellas/Uds. dirían

Subjunctive Present (Presente del subjuntivo):
– yo diga
– tú digas
– él/ella/Ud. diga
– nosotros/nosotras digamos
– vosotros/vosotras digáis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. digan

Subjunctive Imperfect (Pretérito imperfecto del subjuntivo):
– yo dijera or dijese
– tú dijeras or dijeses
– él/ella/Ud. dijera or dijese
– nosotros/nosotras dijéramos or dijésemos
– vosotros/vosotras dijerais or dijeseis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. dijeran or dijesen

Imperative (Imperativo):
– tú di
– Usted diga
– nosotros/nosotras digamos
– vosotros/vosotras decid
– Ustedes digan

Examples of sentences:
– Present: “Yo siempre digo la verdad.” (I always tell the truth.)
– Preterite: “El profesor dijo que el examen sería difícil.” (The teacher said the exam would be difficult.)
– Imperfect: “Cuando era niña, mi madre decía que los sueños pueden hacerse realidad.” (When I was a child, my mother used to say that dreams can come true.)
– Future: “Diré a todos lo orgulloso que estoy de ti.” (I will tell everyone how proud I am of you.)
– Conditional: “Te diría el secreto, pero no puedo.” (I would tell you the secret, but I can’t.)
– Subjunctive Present: “Es importante que digas lo que piensas.” (It’s important that you say what you think.)
– Subjunctive Imperfect: “Si yo dijera eso, estaría mintiendo.” (If I said that, I would be lying.)
– Imperative: “Di la verdad.” (Tell the truth.)

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