Spanish Verb PEDIR: to ask for

The Spanish verb pedir means 'to ask for ' and is an irregular Spanish IR verb.

To remember this, imagine you ask for a new PEDal!

Around 30 verbs are conjugated like pedir, replacing the e with an i in the present, preterite, subjunctive and imperative tenses.
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           to ask for: pedir
Imagine you ask for a new PEDal!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb pedir
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

ask for
pido pides pide pedimos pedís piden

asked for
pedía pedías pedía pedíamos pedíais pedían

asked for
pedí pediste pidió pedemos pedisteis pidieron

will ask for
pediré pedirás pedirá pediremos pediréis pedirán

would ask for
pediría pedirías pediría pediríamos pediríais pedirían

may ask for
pida pidas pida pidamos pidáis pidan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subj.

might ask for
pidiera pidieras pidiera pidiéramos pidierais pidieran
pidiese pidieses pidiese pidiésemos pidieseis pidiesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb pedir - to ask for

ask for!
¡pide! ¡pida! ¡pidamos! ¡pedid! ¡pidan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't ask for!
¡no pidas! ¡no pida! ¡no pidamos! ¡no pidáis! ¡no pidan!
Pedound Tenses of the Spanish Verb PEDIR  Past Participle: pedido - have asked for
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have asked for
he pedido has pedido ha pedido hemos pedido habéis pedido han pedido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had asked for
hube pedido hubiste pedido hubo pedido hubimos pedido hubisteis pedido hubieron pedido
Past Perfect

had asked for
había pedido habías pedido había pedido habíamos pedido habíais pedido habían pedido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente Perfecto Subj

may have asked for
haya pedido hayas pedido haya pedido hayamos pedido hayáis pedido hayan pedido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have asked for
habré pedido habrás pedido habrá pedido habremos pedido habréis pedido habrán pedido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would have asked for
habría pedido habrías pedido habría pedido habríamos pedido habríais pedido habrían pedido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperf. de sbj

might have asked for
hubiera pedido hubieras pedido hubiera pedido hubiéramos pedido hubierais pedido hubieran pedido
hubiese pedido hubieses pedido hubiese pedido hubiésemos pedido hubieseis pedido hubiesen pedido
Progressive Tenses PEDIR  Present Participle: pidiendo - asking for
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am asking for
estoy pidiendo estás pidiendo está pidiendo estamos pidiendo estáis pidiendo están pidiendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was asking for
estuve pidiendo estuviste pidiendo estuvo pidiendo estuvimos pidiendo estuvisteis pidiendo estuvieron pidiendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

had been asking for
estaba pidiendo estabas pidiendo estaba pidiendo estábamos pidiendo estabais pidiendo estaban pidiendo
Future Progressive
Futuro Perfecto Prog

will be asking for
estaré pidiendo estarás pidiendo estará pidiendo estaremos pidiendo estaréis pidiendo estarán pidiendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perf. prog.

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

may've been
que ~ pidiendo que ~ pidiendo que ~ pidiendo que ~ pidiendo que ~ pidiendo que ~ pidiendo
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        USING the SPANISH VERB PEDIR      

Spanish verb pedir - ask for pedir can also mean: to request; to order; to need.
pedir disculpas : to apologise (to ask for pardons).
pedir prestado: to borrow (to ask to loan).
pedir a gritos to cry out.

Spanish to ask for is pedir el pedido (nm): order, request.
hacer un pedido: to place an order.
a pedido de: at the request of

Spanish for ask for is pedir la pedida (nf): proposal.
la pedida de mano (nf): marriage proposal (asking for hand).

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 IR verbs, the conjugations remain the same as for except for the addition of accents in the following tenses:
Presente:      vos pedís
Imperativo:  ¡pedí!

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