Spanish Verb APETECER: to desire

The Spanish verb apetecer means 'to desire' and is an irregular Spanish ER verb.

To remember this, imagine you desire an APE TAZER!

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           to desire: apetecer
Imagine you desire an APE TAZER!
Simple Tenses - Spanish Verb apetecer
él, ella, usted
ellos, ellas, ustedes

apetezco apeteces apetece apetecemos apetecéis apetecen

apetecía apetecías apetecía apetecíamos apetecíais apetecían

apetecí apeteciste apeteció apetecimos apetecisteis apetecieron

will desire
apeteceré apetecerás apetecerá apeteceremos apeteceréis apetecerán

would desire
apetecería apetecerías apetecería apeteceríamos apeteceríais apetecerían

may desire
apetezca apeteczas apetezca apetezcamos apetezcáis apetezcan
Imperfect Subjunctive
Imperfecto de Subjuntivo

might desire
apeteciera apetecieras apeteciera apeteciéramos apeteciereis apetecieran
apeteciese apetecieses apeteciese apeteciésemos apetecieseis apeteciesen
Imperatives   Spanish Verb apetecer - to desire

¡apetece! ¡apetezca! ¡apetezcamos! ¡apeteced! ¡apetezcan!
Negative Imperative
Imperativo Negativo

don't desire!
¡no apetezcas! ¡no apetezca! ¡no apetezcamos! ¡no apetezcáis! ¡no apetezcan!
Compound Tenses of the Spanish Verb APETECER  Past Participle: apetecido - desired
Present Perfect
Perfecto de Indicativo

have desired
he apetecido has apetecido ha apetecido hemos apetecido habéis apetecido han apetecido
Preterit Perfect
Pretérito Anterior

had desired
hube apetecido hubiste apetecido hubo apetecido hubimos apetecido hubisteis apetecido hubieron apetecido
Past Perfect

had desired
había apetecido habías apetecido había apetecido habíamos apetecido habíais apetecido habían apetecido
Present Perfect Subj
Presente perfecto subj

may've desired
haya apetecido hayas apetecido haya apetecido hayamos apetecido hayáis apetecido hayan apetecido
Future Perfect
Futuro Perfecto

will have desired
habré apetecido habrás apetecido habrá apetecido habremos apetecido habréis apetecido habrán apetecido
Conditional Perfect
Condicional Perfecto

would've desired
habría apetecido habrías apetecido habría apetecido habríamos apetecido habríais apetecido habrían apetecido
Pluperfect Subjunctive
Pluscuamperfecto de sbj

might have desired
hubiera apetecido hubieras apetecido hubiera apetecido hubiéramos apetecido hubierais apetecido hubieran apetecido
hubiese apetecido hubieses apetecido hubiese apetecido hubiésemos apetecido hubieseis apetecido hubiesen apetecido
Progressive Tenses APETECER  Present Participle: apeteciendo - desiring
Present Progressive
Presente Progressivo

am desiring
estoy apeteciendo estás apeteciendo está apeteciendo estamos apeteciendo está apeteciendo están apeteciendo
Preterit Progressive
Pretérito Prog

was desiring
estuve apeteciendo estuviste apeteciendo estuvo apeteciendo estuvimos apeteciendo estuvisteis apeteciendo estuvieron apeteciendo
Imperfect Progressive
Imperfecto Prog

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

will be desiring
estaré apeteciendo estarás apeteciendo estará apeteciendo estaremos apeteciendo estaréis apeteciendo estarán apeteciendo
Conditional Progressive
Condicional perfecto pr

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

may have been ~ing
que ~ apeteciendo que ~ apeteciendo que ~ apeteciendo que ~ apeteciendo que ~ apeteciendo que ~ apeteciendo
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        USING the SPANISH VERB apetecer      

Spanish verb apetecer - desire apetecer can also mean: to feel like, to fancy

Spanish to desire is apetecer apetecible (adj): appetizing, mouthwatering, desirable.
el apetito (nm): appetite.
la apetencia de algo (nf): hunger, appetite for something.
No tengo apetencia de nada: I don't feel like anything.

Spanish for desire is apetecer Te apetece un té? / un café? Do you fancy a tea / coffee?
¿Dónde te apetece ir? Where do you fancy going?
Me apetezco comer torta / tarta: I feel like eating cake (SAm/Sp).

Spanish verb apetecer is to desire 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 apetecés
Imperativo:  ¡apetecé!

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