Portuguese Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Portuguese. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: ver
To write: escrever
To love: amar
To give: dar
To play: jogar
To read: ler
To understand: entender
To have: ter
To know: saber
To learn: aprender
To think: pensar
To work: trabalhar
To speak: falar
To drive: conduzir
To smile: sorrir
To find: encontrar

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Eu vejo-te
I write with a pen: Eu escrevo com uma caneta
You love apples: Tu adoras maçãs
You give money: Tu dás dinheiro
You play tennis: Tu jogas ténis
He reads a book: Ele lê um livro
He understands me: Ele compreende-me
She has a cat: Ela tem um gato
She knows my friend: Ela conhece o meu amigo
We want to learn: Nós queremos aprender
We think Spanish is easy: Nós achamos o espanhol fácil
You (plural) work here: Vocês trabalham aqui
You (plural) speak French: Vocês falam francês
They drive a car: Eles conduzem um carro
They smile: Eles sorriem

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