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To sigh in Spanish 🇪🇸


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

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Pronunciation

Normal speech: sus-pi-RAR

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suspirar info.

Tips to remember the word “suspirar”:
– Think of “suspiro” as a sound you make when you “expire” air slowly in a sigh — both “suspiro” and “expire” relate to breath.
– Associate “suspirar” with a “whisper,” which sounds similar, and can be thought of as a soft, breathy vocalization like a sigh.

Explanations:
– The verb “suspirar” means to draw in and release a long, deep breath, often due to sadness, longing, or relief.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Lamentar (to lament, which can be accompanied by sighs)
– Anhelar (to yearn, which can sometimes involve sighing)
– Respirar profundamente (to breathe deeply, which is similar to sighing)

“Suspirar” is an infinitive verb. Here are its different conjugations:
Present:
– yo suspiro
Рt̼ suspiras
Р̩l/ella/usted suspira
– nosotros/as suspiramos
– vosotros/as suspiráis
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspiran

Preterite (simple past):
Рyo suspir̩
Рt̼ suspiraste
– él/ella/usted suspiró
– nosotros/as suspiramos
– vosotros/as suspirasteis
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspiraron

Imperfect (past):
– yo suspiraba
Рt̼ suspirabas
Р̩l/ella/usted suspiraba
– nosotros/as suspirábamos
– vosotros/as suspirabais
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspiraban

Future:
Рyo suspirar̩
– tú suspirarás
– él/ella/usted suspirará
– nosotros/as suspiraremos
Рvosotros/as suspirar̩is
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspirarán

Conditional:
– yo suspiraría
– tú suspirarías
– él/ella/usted suspiraría
– nosotros/as suspiraríamos
– vosotros/as suspiraríais
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspirarían

Subjunctive (present):
– yo suspire
Рt̼ suspire
Р̩l/ella/usted suspire
– nosotros/as suspiremos
Рvosotros/as suspir̩is
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspiren

Subjunctive (imperfect):
– yo suspirara o suspirase
Рt̼ suspiraras o suspirases
Р̩l/ella/usted suspirara o suspirase
– nosotros/as suspiráramos o suspirásemos
– vosotros/as suspirarais o suspiraseis
– ellos/ellas/ustedes suspiraran o suspirasen

Imperative:
Рt̼ suspira (positive command)
– usted suspire (positive command, formal)
– nosotros/as suspiremos (positive command)
– vosotros/as suspirad (positive command)
– ustedes suspiren (positive command, formal)
– no suspires (negative command)
– no suspire (negative command, formal)
– no suspiremos (negative command)
Рno suspir̩is (negative command)
– no suspiren (negative command, formal)

Examples of sentences that use “suspirar”:
1. Cada vez que veo el atardecer, suspiro de emoción.
2. El poeta suspiró profundamente antes de recitar su verso más emotivo.
3. Ella suspira por volver a ver a su amor lejano.
4. Los estudiantes suspiraron de alivio cuando el profesor anunció que el examen había sido pospuesto.
5. Mi abuela siempre suspiraba cuando recordaba su juventud.
6. En la sala de espera, todos suspiraban de impaciencia.
7. Durante la película romántica, escuché a varios en la audiencia suspirar ante la escena más sentimental.
8. Siempre que he anhelado libertad, he suspirado contemplando los pájaros en vuelo.
9. El atleta suspiró cansancio después de cruzar la meta.
10. Antes de decidir, suspiré profundamente y pensé en todas las opciones.

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