Spanish Verb PARECER: to seem

The Spanish verb parecer means 'to seem' and is an irregular Spanish ER verb.

To remember this, imagine the PARIS AIR seems rather fresh and clean!

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           to seem: parecer
Imagine the PARIS AIR seems rather fresh and clean!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb parecer
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

parezco pareces parece parecemos parecéis parecen

parecía parecías parecía parecíamos parecíais parecían

parecí pareciste pareció parecimos parecisteis parecieron

will seem
pareceré parecerás parecerá pareceremos pareceréis parecerán

would seem
parecería parecerías parecería pareceríamos pareceríais parecerían

may seem
parezca pareczas parezca parezcamos parezcáis parezcan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

might seem
pareciera parecieras pareciera pareciéramos pareciereis parecieran
pareciese parecieses pareciese pareciésemos parecieseis pareciesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb parecer - to seem

¡parece! ¡parezca! ¡parezcamos! ¡pareced! ¡parezcan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't seem!
¡no parezcas! ¡no parezca! ¡no parezcamos! ¡no parezcáis! ¡no parezcan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb PARECER  Past Participle: parecido - seemed
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have seemed
he parecido has parecido ha parecido hemos parecido habéis parecido han parecido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had seemed
hube parecido hubiste parecido hubo parecido hubimos parecido hubisteis parecido hubieron parecido
Past Perfect

had seemed
había parecido habías parecido había parecido habíamos parecido habíais parecido habían parecido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente perfecto subj

may've seemed
haya parecido hayas parecido haya parecido hayamos parecido hayáis parecido hayan parecido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have seemed
habré parecido habrás parecido habrá parecido habremos parecido habréis parecido habrán parecido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would've seemed
habría parecido habrías parecido habría parecido habríamos parecido habríais parecido habrían parecido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperfecto de sbj

might have seemed
hubiera parecido hubieras parecido hubiera parecido hubiéramos parecido hubierais parecido hubieran parecido
hubiese parecido hubieses parecido hubiese parecido hubiésemos parecido hubieseis parecido hubiesen parecido
Progressive Tenses PARECER  Present Participle: pareciendo - seeming
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am seeming
estoy pareciendo estás pareciendo está pareciendo estamos pareciendo está pareciendo están pareciendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was seeming
estuve pareciendo estuviste pareciendo estuvo pareciendo estuvimos pareciendo estuvisteis pareciendo estuvieron pareciendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

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

will be seeming
estaré pareciendo estarás pareciendo estará pareciendo estaremos pareciendo estaréis pareciendo estarán pareciendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perfecto pr

would've been ~ing
estaría pareciendo estarías pareciendo estabría pareciendo estaríamos pareciendo estaríais pareciendo estarían pareciendo
Subjunctive Progressive
Subjuntivo Progressivo

may have been ~ing
que ~ pareciendo que ~ pareciendo que ~ pareciendo que ~ pareciendo que ~ pareciendo que ~ pareciendo
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        USING the SPANISH VERB parecer      

Spanish verb parecer - seem parecer (de) can also mean: to appear, to resemble.
parecerse a: to look like.
parecer + inf: to seem to + inf.
parecer ser : to seem to be.
Parece tonto / complicado / perezosa.: It seems silly / complicated / lazy.

Spanish to seem is parecer el parecer (nm): opinion.
a mi parecer: in my opinion.
Soy del parecer de que... I believe that...
Soy del mismo parecer: I am of the same opinion.
de buen parecer.: handsome (of nice appearance).

Spanish for seem is parecer ¿Qué te parece? What do you think?
Me parece raro que ... It seems strange to me that ...
así parece: it would seem so.
Parece que va a nevar: It seems/looks like it's going to snow.
Parece mentira que ... It seems hard to believe that...

Spanish verb parecer is to seem 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 ER verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos parecés
Imperativo:  ¡parecé!

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