99 - ­ zco verbs Normally, you cannot predict whether a...

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Unformatted text preview: ­ zco verbs Normally, you cannot predict whether a verb will be irregular in its yo form unless you already know how to conjugate the verb. There is one rule, however, that is generally consistent: If the infinitive of the verb ends in a vowel followed by ­cer or ­cir, the yo form of the verb will end in ­zco. Remember, there are three common verbs that do not follow the ­zco rule. They are hacer (to do, to make), decir (to say, to tell), and satisfacer (to satisfy). Instead, they follow the ­go rule. Hacer and satisfacer are regular in all other forms. Decir is irregular in all forms. The following verbs all have a yo form that ends in ­zco. They are regular in all other forms. aborrecer (to hate) yo form: aborrezco agradecer (to thank) yo form: agradezco aparecer (to appear) yo form: aparezco complacer (to please, to gratify) yo form: complazco conocer (to know, to be acquainted with) yo form: conozco crecer (to grow) yo form: crezco ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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