Comely Spanish Verb
Venir means "to come" or "to happen" and is a common irregular Spanish verb.
|él, ella, Ud.||viene||ellos, ellas, Uds.||vienen|
Venir is used just like its English equivalent "to come":
|Él viene a las dos.||He’s coming at two.|
|Venimos de Perú.||We come from (we’re from) Peru.|
|Una idea me viene.||An idea is coming to me.|
Venir can also mean
"to happen" or "occur."
|Me vienen muchas desgracias.||A lot of mishaps happen to me/I have a lot of mishaps.|
|¿Qué viene después?
||What happens next?|
Venir can also be the helping verb for the Spanish present progressive in order to mean "to have been doing."
|¿Qué vienes diciendo?||What have you been doing?|
|Vengo estudiando.||I’ve been studying.|
- Venir conjugations
- Expressions with venir
- Test on venir
- Introduction to Spanish verbs
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