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To wake up in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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normal speech: des-per-TAR

7 months ago


Despertar – Dormir (Wake up – Sleep)

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despertar info.

Tips to remember the word “despertar”:
– Associate “despertar” with “alert” as they both involve waking up or becoming aware.
– Consider breaking it down to sounds like “des-pert-ar” where “pert” might remind you of “perk up” in English, which can imply waking up or becoming lively.
– Link it with the English verb “to wake” as in “des-WAKE-tar”.

– “Despertar” means to wake up in the sense of coming out of sleep or to awaken something figuratively, like interest or emotion.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Despertarse” (reflexive form), “levantarse” (to get up), “abrir los ojos” (to open the eyes).

“Despertar” is an infinitive verb. Here are different conjugations for the verb:

Present (Presente):
– yo despierto
Рt̼ despiertas
Р̩l/ella/Ud. despierta
– nosotros/nosotras despertamos
– vosotros/vosotras despertáis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. despiertan

Preterite (Pretérito):
Рyo despert̩
Рt̼ despertaste
– él/ella/Ud. despertó
– nosotros/nosotras despertamos
– vosotros/vosotras despertasteis
– ellos/ellas/Uds. despertaron

Imperfect (Imperfecto):
– yo despertaba
Рt̼ despertabas
Р̩l/ella/Ud. despertaba
– nosotros/nosotras despertábamos
– vosotros/vosotras despertabais
– ellos/ellas/Uds. despertaban

Future (Futuro):
Рyo despertar̩
– tú despertarás
– él/ella/Ud. despertará
– nosotros/nosotras despertaremos
Рvosotros/vosotras despertar̩is
– ellos/ellas/Uds. despertarán

Conditional (Condicional):
– yo despertaría
– tú despertarías
– él/ella/Ud. despertaría
– nosotros/nosotras despertaríamos
– vosotros/vosotras despertaríais
– ellos/ellas/Uds. despertarían

Examples of sentences that use “despertar”:
– “Mañana tengo que despertar temprano para ir al trabajo.” (I have to wake up early tomorrow to go to work.)
– “El ruido de la alarma me despertó.” (The noise of the alarm woke me up.)
– “Despertaré a los niños para la escuela.” (I will wake up the children for school.)
– “¿A qué hora te despertaste hoy?” (What time did you wake up today?)
– “Ese libro me despertó un gran interés por la historia.” (That book awakened a great interest in history for me.)

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