Swedish Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Swedish. 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: Att se
To write: Att skriva
To love: Att älska
To give: Att ge
To play: Att spela
To read: Att läsa
To understand: Att förstå
To have: Att ha
To know: Att veta
To learn: Att lära
To think: Att tänka
To work: Att arbeta / jobba
To speak: Att tala
To drive: Att köra
To smile: Att le
To find: Att hitta

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: Jag ser dig
I write with a pen: Jag skriver med en penna
You love apples: Du älskar äpplen
You give money: Du ger pengar
You play tennis: Du spelar tennis
He reads a book: Han läser en bok
He understands me: Han förstår mig
She has a cat: Hon har en katt
She knows my friend: Hon känner min vän
We want to learn: Vi vill lära oss
We think Spanish is easy: Vi tycker att spanska är enkelt
You (plural) work here: Ni jobbar här
You (plural) speak French: Ni talar spanska
They drive a car: De kör en bil
They smile: De ler

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