The conditional is a form that we use mostly for talking about what someone would do, or what would happen under certain circumstances, like Yo no entraría, I wouldn’t go in there. It also lets us talk about future plans from a past perspective, as in Carlos dijo que llegaría para las 5, Carlos said he would arrive by 5.
Below are the endings for regular verbs in the conditional:
Great news! It’s very similar to the simple future in how it’s formed. We put endings right onto the infinitive, or onto the same group of irregular forms.
Here are some regular verbs conjugated in the conditional:
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So, for a quick wrap-up, remember that if the future is will + verb, the conditional is would + verb. How’s that? Straightforward enough? That ought to get you going.
Below are some examples of how you can use the conditional in the real world:
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