Spanish Verb ACONTECER: to occur

The Spanish verb acontecer means 'to occur' and is an irregular Spanish ER verb.

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           to occur: acontecer
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Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb acontecer
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

acontezco aconteces acontece acontecemos acontecéis acontecen

acontecía acontecías acontecía acontecíamos acontecíais acontecían

acontecí aconteciste aconteció acontecimos acontecisteis acontecieron

will occur
aconteceré acontecerás acontecerá aconteceremos aconteceréis acontecerán

would occur
acontecería acontecerías acontecería aconteceríamos aconteceríais acontecerían

may occur
acontezca aconteczas acontezca acontezcamos acontezcáis acontezcan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

might occur
aconteciera acontecieras aconteciera aconteciéramos aconteciereis acontecieran
aconteciese acontecieses aconteciese aconteciésemos acontecieseis aconteciesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb acontecer - to occur

¡acontece! ¡acontezca! ¡acontezcamos! ¡aconteced! ¡acontezcan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't occur!
¡no acontezcas! ¡no acontezca! ¡no acontezcamos! ¡no acontezcáis! ¡no acontezcan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb ACONTECER  Past Participle: acontecido - occurred
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have occurred
he acontecido has acontecido ha acontecido hemos acontecido habéis acontecido han acontecido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had occurred
hube acontecido hubiste acontecido hubo acontecido hubimos acontecido hubisteis acontecido hubieron acontecido
Past Perfect

had occurred
había acontecido habías acontecido había acontecido habíamos acontecido habíais acontecido habían acontecido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente perfecto subj

may've occurred
haya acontecido hayas acontecido haya acontecido hayamos acontecido hayáis acontecido hayan acontecido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have occurred
habré acontecido habrás acontecido habrá acontecido habremos acontecido habréis acontecido habrán acontecido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would've occurred
habría acontecido habrías acontecido habría acontecido habríamos acontecido habríais acontecido habrían acontecido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperfecto de sbj

might have occurred
hubiera acontecido hubieras acontecido hubiera acontecido hubiéramos acontecido hubierais acontecido hubieran acontecido
hubiese acontecido hubieses acontecido hubiese acontecido hubiésemos acontecido hubieseis acontecido hubiesen acontecido
Progressive Tenses ACONTECER  Present Participle: aconteciendo - occurring
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am occurring
estoy aconteciendo estás aconteciendo está aconteciendo estamos aconteciendo está aconteciendo están aconteciendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was occurring
estuve aconteciendo estuviste aconteciendo estuvo aconteciendo estuvimos aconteciendo estuvisteis aconteciendo estuvieron aconteciendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

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

will be occurring
estaré aconteciendo estarás aconteciendo estará aconteciendo estaremos aconteciendo estaréis aconteciendo estarán aconteciendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perfecto pr

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

may have been ~ing
que ~ aconteciendo que ~ aconteciendo que ~ aconteciendo que ~ aconteciendo que ~ aconteciendo que ~ aconteciendo
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        USING the SPANISH VERB acontecer      

Spanish verb acontecer - occur acontecer can also mean: to happen, to come about, to take place.

Spanish to occur is acontecer el acontecimiento (nm): event.
Fue todo un acontecimiento: It was quite an event.
Un acontecimiento histórico: An historical event.

Spanish for occur is acontecer el diario acontecer: everyday events, occurances.
adelantarse/anticiparse a los acontecimientos: to jump the gun.

Spanish verb acontecer is to occur 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 acontecés
Imperativo:  ¡acontecé!

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