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Spanish Verb ACOSTAR: to put to bed

The Spanish verb acostar means 'to put to bed ' and is an irregular Spanish AR verb.

To remember this, imagine when I put to bed my Ted, I ACCOST A STAR!

Acostar changes the stem in the Present, Present Subjunctive and Imperative tenses.
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Read on, below the ACOSTAR verb table...
           to put to bed: acostar
Imagine when I put to bed my Ted,
Simple Tenses acostar
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

put to bed
acuesto acuestas acuesta acostamos acostáis acuestan

put to bed
acostaba acostabas acostaba acostábamos acostabais acostaban

put to bed
acosté acostaste acostó acostamos acostasteis acostaron

will put to bed
acostaré acostarás acostará acostaremos acostaréis acostarán

would put to bed
acostaría acostarías acostaría acostaríamos acostaríais acostarían

may put to bed
acueste acuestes acueste acostemos acostéis acuesten
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

may put to bed
acostara acostaras acostara acostáramos acostarais acostaran
acostase acostases acostase acostásemos acostaseis acostasen
Imperative Tenses acostar

put to bed!
¡acuesta! ¡acueste! ¡acostemos! ¡acostad! ¡acuesten!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't put to bed!
¡no acuestes! ¡no acueste! ¡no acostemos! ¡no acostéis! ¡no acuesten!
Compound Tenses acostar - Past Participle acostado - put to bed
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have put to bed
he acostado has acostado ha acostado hemos acostado habéis acostado han acostado
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had put to bed
hube acostado hubiste acostado hubo acostado hubimos acostado hubisteis acostado hubieron acostado
Past Perfect

had put to bed
había acostado habías acostado había acostado habíamos acostado habíais acostado habían acostado
Present Perfect Subjunctive
Presente perfecto

have put to bed
haya acostado hayas acostado haya acostado hayamos acostado hayáis acostado hayan acostado
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have put to bed
habré acostado habrás acostado habrá acostado habremos acostado habréis acostado habrán acostado
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have put to bed
habría acostado habrías acostado habría acostado habríamos acostado habríais acostado habrían acostado

may have put to bed
hubiera acostado hubieras acostado hubiera acostado hubiéramos acostado hubierais acostado hubieran acostado
hubiese acostado hubieses acostado hubiese acostado hubiésemos acostado hubieseis acostado hubiesen acostado
Progressive Tenses: Present Participle acostando - putting to bed
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am putting to bed
estoy acostando estás acostando está acostando estamos acostando está acostando están acostando
Preterit Progressive

was putting to bed
estuve acostando estuviste acostando estuvo acostando estuvimos acostando estuvisteis acostando estuvieron acostando
Imperfect Progressive

had been putting to bed
estaba acostando estabas acostando estaba acostando estábamos acostando estabais acostando estaban acostando
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto

will be putting to bed
estaré acostando estarás acostando estará acostando estaremos acostando estaréis acostando estarán acostando
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perfecto

would've been putting to bed
estaría acostando estarías acostando estabría acostando estaríamos acostando estaríais acostando estarían acostando
Subjunctive Progressive

may've been putting to bed
que ~ acostando que ~ acostando que ~ acostando que ~ acostando que ~ acostando que ~ acostando
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Spanish for put to bed is acostar acostar can also mean: to lie down; to moor (boat).
acostarse (vr): to go to bed; to lie down.
acostarse con alguien: to sleep with someone (coll).

Spanish for put to bed is acostar estar acostado/a (adj m/f): to be in bed, to be lying down.

Spanish for put to bed is acostar Es hora de acostarse: It's time for bed.
Es bueno seguir una rutina para acostar al niño: It's good to follow a routine at bedtime (to put a child to bed).

you informal vos replaces - you, informal, singular -
- in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and also in some countries of Central America.
Sometimes it also replaces the formal singular 'Usted'.
In irregular AR verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:  vos acostás
Imperativo:  ¡acostá!


  • The Spanish verb for put to bed acostar is an Irregular AR verb.
  • Learn to conjugate acostar and it will reinforce this irregular pattern.
  • Do a series of verbs every day for a month and you will have a solid knowledge of the verbs' conjugation patterns. Keep doing them with a new one every day from the Spanish Verbs List.
  • The same applies to the various patterns. Each month we feature a daily verb from one of the major pattern groups.
  • Repeating these tables aloud 10 times throughout the day will better embed the patterns into your subconscious, and your long term memory.
  • Reciting aloud is a great way for you to practice your pronunciation, and helps you to memorize the conjugations.

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