Spanish Verb CONTINUAR: to continue

The Spanish verb continuar means 'to continue ' and is an irregular Spanish AR verb.

To remember this, imagine the snail says, "CONTINUE YOU ARE on the right track!"

Continuar makes conjugation changes in the Present, Present Subjunctive and Imperative tenses by adding an accent to the u.
During the first part of November a new irregular UAR verb is featured each day to enable you to consolidate some of the AR verb families. You will learn other verbs with similar patterns such as actuar, evaluar, fluctuar, habituar, and others.
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Read on, below the CONTINUAR verb table...
           to continue: continuar
Imagine the snail says, "CONTINUE, YOU ARE
on the right track!"
Simple Tenses continuar
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

continúo continúas continúa continuamos continuáis continúan

continuaba continuabas continuaba continuábamos continuabais continuaban

continué continuaste continuó continuamos continuasteis continuaron

will continue
continuaré continuarás continuará continuaremos continuaréis continuarán

would continue
continuaría continuarías continuaría continuaríamos continuaríais continuarían

may continue
continúe continúes continúe continuemos continuéis continúen
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

may continue
continuara continuaras continuara continuáramos continuarais continuaran
continuase continuases continuase continuásemos continuaseis continuasen
Imperative Tenses continuar

¡continúa! ¡continúe! ¡continuemos! ¡continuad! ¡continúen!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't continue!
¡no continúes! ¡no continúe! ¡no continuemos! ¡no continuéis! ¡no continúen!
Compound Tenses continuar
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have continued
he continuado has continuado ha continuado hemos continuado habéis continuado han continuado
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had continued
hube continuado hubiste continuado hubo continuado hubimos continuado hubisteis continuado hubieron continuado
Past Perfect

had continued
había continuado habías continuado había continuado habíamos continuado habíais continuado habían continuado
Present Perfect Subjunctive
Presente perfecto

have continued
haya continuado hayas continuado haya continuado hayamos continuado hayáis continuado hayan continuado
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have continued
habré continuado habrás continuado habrá continuado habremos continuado habréis continuado habrán continuado
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have continued
habría continuado habrías continuado habría continuado habríamos continuado habríais continuado habrían continuado

may have continued
hubiera continuado hubieras continuado hubiera continuado hubiéramos continuado hubierais continuado hubieran continuado
hubiese continuado hubieses continuado hubiese continuado hubiésemos continuado hubieseis continuado hubiesen continuado
Progressive Tenses continuar
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am continuing
estoy continuando estás continuando está continuando estamos continuando está continuando están continuando
Preterit Progressive

was continuing
estuve continuando estuviste continuando estuvo continuando estuvimos continuando estuvisteis continuando estuvieron continuando
Imperfect Progressive

had been continuing
estaba continuando estabas continuando estaba continuando estábamos continuando estabais continuando estaban continuando
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto

will be continuing
estaré continuando estarás continuando estará continuando estaremos continuando estaréis continuando estarán continuando
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perfecto

would've been continuing
estaría continuando estarías continuando estabría continuando estaríamos continuando estaríais continuando estarían continuando
Subjunctive Progressive

may've been continuing
que ~ continuando que ~ continuando que ~ continuando que ~ continuando que ~ continuando que ~ continuando
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Spanish for continue is continuar continuar can also mean: to carry on, to go on (with).
continuarse  (vr): to continue.
continuado (adj): continuous, continuing, constant.
continuamente (adv): continuously, continually, constantly.

Spanish for continue is continuar la continuación (nf): continuation; sequel; next part.
a continuación: next, right after.
a continuación de: after, following, right after.
como continuación a: as a continuation to.
la continuidad (nf): continuity; duration.

Spanish for continue is continuar (La pelicula) continuará ...: (The film is) to be continued...
Él continuó diciendo: He continued speaking.

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 continuás
Presente de Subjuntivo:  vos continúes (Central America)


  • The Spanish verb for continue continuar is an Irregular AR verb.
  • Learn to conjugate continuar 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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