Llevar conjugation in Spanish

The Spanish verb “llevar” has multiple meanings, and its interpretation depends on the context in which it is used. Here are some of its primary meanings:

  1. To Carry:
    • Llevar algo en la mano. (To carry something in the hand.)
    • Llevar una mochila. (To carry a backpack.)
  2. To Wear:
    • Llevar un vestido rojo. (To wear a red dress.)
    • ¿Qué llevas puesto? (What are you wearing?)
  3. To Take:
    • Llevar un libro a la escuela. (To take a book to school.)
    • ¿Puedes llevarme al aeropuerto? (Can you take me to the airport?)
  4. To Espress Time:
    • La reunión llevó dos horas. (The meeting lasted two hours.)
    • Llevo 25 años trabajando aquí. (I have been working here for 25 years.)
    • ¿Cuánto tiempo llevas esperando? (How long have you been waiting?)
  5. To Lead or Take Someone Somewhere:
    • Te llevaré a casa. (I will take you home.)
    • ¿Me puedes llevar al centro comercial? (Can you take me to the mall?)
  6. To Wear Out or Consume:
    • Mis zapatos se llevan. (My shoes are trendy.)
    • Llevar una vida saludable. (To lead a healthy life.)

These are just a few examples, and the meaning of “llevar” can vary based on the specific context in which it is used.

Here is the conjugation for the Spanish verb “llevar”

Present Indicative

  • Yo llevo (I carry/wear/take)
  • Tú llevas (You carry/wear/take)
  • Él/Ella/Usted lleva (He/She/You carry/wear/take)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevamos (We carry/wear/take)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras lleváis (You all carry/wear/take – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevan (They/You all carry/wear/take)

Preterite (Past Simple) Indicative

  • Yo llevé (I carried/wore/took)
  • Tú llevaste (You carried/wore/took)
  • Él/Ella/Usted llevó (He/She/You carried/wore/took)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevamos (We carried/wore/took)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevasteis (You all carried/wore/took – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevaron (They/You all carried/wore/took)

Imperfect Indicative

  • Yo llevaba (I used to carry/wear/take)
  • Tú llevabas (You used to carry/wear/take)
  • Él/Ella/Usted llevaba (He/She/You used to carry/wear/take)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevábamos (We used to carry/wear/take)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevabais (You all used to carry/wear/take – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevaban (They/You all used to carry/wear/take)

Future Indicative

  • Yo llevaré (I will carry/wear/take)
  • Tú llevarás (You will carry/wear/take)
  • Él/Ella/Usted llevará (He/She/You will carry/wear/take)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevaremos (We will carry/wear/take)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevaréis (You all will carry/wear/take – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevarán (They/You all will carry/wear/take)

Conditional

  • Yo llevaría (I would carry/wear/take)
  • Tú llevarías (You would carry/wear/take)
  • Él/Ella/Usted llevaría (He/She/You would carry/wear/take)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevaríamos (We would carry/wear/take)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevaríais (You all would carry/wear/take – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevarían (They/You all would carry/wear/take)

Present Subjunctive

  • Yo lleve (That I carry/wear/take)
  • Tú lleves (That you carry/wear/take)
  • Él/Ella/Usted lleve (That he/she/you carry/wear/take)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras llevemos (That we carry/wear/take)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevéis (That you all carry/wear/take – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes lleven (That they/you all carry/wear/take)

Imperfect Subjunctive

  • Yo llevara/llevase (If I carried/wore/took)
  • Tú llevaras/llevases (If you carried/wore/took)
  • Él/Ella/Usted llevara/llevase (If he/she/you carried/wore/took)
  • Nosotros/Nosotras lleváramos/llevásemos (If we carried/wore/took)
  • Vosotros/Vosotras llevarais/llevaseis (If you all carried/wore/took – informal, used in Spain)
  • Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes llevaran/llevasen (If they/you all carried/wore/took)

Imperative

  • (Tú) Lleva (Carry/Wear/Take – singular, informal)
  • (Él/Ella/Usted) Lleve (Carry/Wear/Take – singular, formal)
  • (Nosotros/Nosotras) Llevemos (Let’s carry/wear/take)
  • (Vosotros/Vosotras) Llevad (Carry/Wear/Take – plural, informal, used in Spain)
  • (Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes) Lleven (Carry/Wear/Take – plural, formal)