Bienvenido, my dear Spanish beginner! Let’s continue with our queridos irregulars verbs and Presente irregular.

This time, we are going to see the third group of this irregular verbs in Spanish. The best example of this third group is the verbo PEDIR (to ask for something or to order something).

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In this group, the irregular vowel is «E», that Will change to «I».

YO pedo, tú pedes, él pede…

Yo pido, tú pides, el pide…

Other verbs of this group

Medir (to mesure), Reir (to laugh), vestir (to get dress), repetir (to repeat), seguir (to continue / to follow).

Refresh your mind:

  • If it’s a verbo of two sílabas (PEDIR: pe-dir), the irregularity is in the first «e».
  • If it’s a verbo of three or more sílabas (REPETIR: re-pe-tir), the iregularity is in the second «e».

Basic tip and universal rule

Ah, and remember this basic tip: «nosotros» and «vosotros» never change, so these personal pronouns are ALWAYS regular (nosotros PEDIMOS and vosotros PEDÍS).