Spanish Verb ALCANZAR: to reach

The Spanish verb alcanzar means 'to reach' and is an irregular Spanish ZAR verb.

To remember this, imagine telling your friend AL that he CAN reach the top and be a CZAR if he tries ... AL CAN be CZAR!

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Read on, below the ALCANZAR verb table...
           to reach: alcanzar
Imagine telling your friend AL that he CAN reach the top and be a CZAR if he tries ... AL CAN be CZAR!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb alcanzar
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

alcanzo alcanzas alcanza alcanzamos alcanzáis alcanzan

alcanzaba alcanzabas alcanzaba alcanzábamos alcanzabais alcanzaban

alcancé alcanzaste alcanzó alcanzamos alcanzasteis alcanzaron

will reach
alcanzaré alcanzarás alcanzará alcanzaremos alcanzaréis alcanzarán

would reach
alcanzaría alcanzarías alcanzaría alcanzaríamos alcanzaríais alcanzarían

may reach
alcance alcances alcance alcancemos alcancéis alcancen
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subj.

might reach
alcanzara alcanzaras alcanzara alcanzáramos alcanzarais alcanzaran
alcanzase alcanzases alcanzase alcanzásemos alcanzaseis alcanzasen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb alcanzar - to reach

¡alcanza! ¡alcance! ¡alcancemos! ¡alcanzad! ¡alcancen!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't reach!
¡no alcances! ¡no alcance! ¡no alcancemos! ¡no alcancéis! ¡no alcancen!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb ALCANZAR  Past Participle: alcanzado - have reacheed
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have reached
he alcanzado has alcanzado ha alcanzado hemos alcanzado habéis alcanzado han alcanzado
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had reached
hube alcanzado hubiste alcanzado hubo alcanzado hubimos alcanzado hubisteis alcanzado hubieron alcanzado
Past Perfect

had reached
había alcanzado habías alcanzado había alcanzado habíamos alcanzado habíais alcanzado habían alcanzado
Present Perfect Subj
Presente Perfecto Subj

may have reached
haya alcanzado hayas alcanzado haya alcanzado hayamos alcanzado hayáis alcanzado hayan alcanzado
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have reached
habré alcanzado habrás alcanzado habrá alcanzado habremos alcanzado habréis alcanzado habrán alcanzado
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have reached
habría alcanzado habrías alcanzado habría alcanzado habríamos alcanzado habríais alcanzado habrían alcanzado
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperf. de sbj

might have reached
hubiera alcanzado hubieras alcanzado hubiera alcanzado hubiéramos alcanzado hubierais alcanzado hubieran alcanzado
hubiese alcanzado hubieses alcanzado hubiese alcanzado hubiésemos alcanzado hubieseis alcanzado hubiesen alcanzado
Progressive Tenses ALCANZAR  Present Participle: alcanzando - reaching
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am reaching
estoy alcanzando estás alcanzando está alcanzando estamos alcanzando está alcanzando están alcanzando
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was reaching
estuve alcanzando estuviste alcanzando estuvo alcanzando estuvimos alcanzando estuvisteis alcanzando estuvieron alcanzando
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

had been reaching
estaba alcanzando estabas alcanzando estaba alcanzando estábamos alcanzando estabais alcanzando estaban alcanzando
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto Prog

will be reaching
estaré alcanzando estarás alcanzando estará alcanzando estaremos alcanzando estaréis alcanzando estarán alcanzando
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perf. prog.

would have been
estaría alcanzando estarías alcanzando estabría alcanzando estaríamos alcanzando estaríais alcanzando estarían alcanzando
Subjunctive Progressive
Subjuntivo Progressivo

may've been reaching
que ~ alcanzando que ~ alcanzando que ~ alcanzando que ~ alcanzando que ~ alcanzando que ~ alcanzando
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Spanish verb alcanzar - to reach alcanzar can also mean: to make it, to achieve; to overtake, to catch (up with); to hit, to affect.
alcanzar a: to manage to; to be enough.
alcanzarle algo a alguien: to pass something to someone. alcanzar destino/los objectivos/al limite: to reach a destination/goals/the limit.

Spanish to reach is alcanzar el alcance (nm): reach, range, scope.
al alcance de / posible de alcanzar: within reach of.
al alcance de la mano: at hand.
estar a mi alcance: to be wtihin my reach.
estar fuera de mi alcance: to be out of my reach.

Spanish for to reach is alcanzar ¡No me alcanzas! You can't catch me!
alcanza una velocidad de: It reaches a speed of .
Alcanzó a terminarlo: S/he managed to finish it.
Hasta donde alcanzo a ver: As far as I can see.
¡Alcánzame una silla, por favour! Pass me a chair, please.

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 ZAR verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos alcanzás
Subjuntivo:  vos alcancés
Imperativo:  ¡alcanzá! ¡No alcancés!

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