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    Stem changing verbs


    1. - O changes to UE

    ALMORZAR. to eat lunch

    APROBAR. to approve

    COLGAR. to hung (up)

    CONTAR, to count

    COSTAR, to cost

    DEVOLVER, to return (an object)

    DORMIR, to sleep

    ENCONTRAR, to find

    ENVOLVER, to wrap (up)

    MORDER, to bite

    MORIR, to die

    PROBAR, to prove, test, sample, taste

    RECORDAR, to remember

    ROGAR, to beg, pray

    SONAR, to sound, ring

    SOÑAR (con), to dream (about)

    TOSTAR, to toast

    VOLVER, to return

    VOLAR, to fly


    2. - E changes to IE

    ACERTAR, to guess, get right

    ADVERTIR, to advice, warn

    CERRAR, to close, shut

    COMENZAR, to begin

    CONFESAR, to confess

    CONCERNIR, to consent

    CONVERTIR, to convert

    DEFENDER, to defend

    EMPEZAR, to begin

    ENCENDER, to light, kindle

    ENTENDER, to understand

    FREGAR, to scrub, wash dishes

    HERVIR, to boil

    MENTIR, to lie, tell a lie

    NEGAR, to deny

    PENSAR (en), to think (about)

    PERDER, to lose

    PREFERIR, to prefer

    QUERER, to want, wish

    REFERIR, to refer

    SENTIR, to feel sorry, regret

    SUGERIR, to suggest

    TEMBLAR, to tremble

    TROPEZAR, to stumble, bump into.


    3. - E changes to I

    BENDECIR, to bless

    COLEGIR, to deduce

    COMPETIR, to compete

    CONSEGUIR, to obtain, get

    CORREGIR, to correct

    DECIR, to say, tell

    DESPEDIR, to fire

    ELEGIR, to elect

    FREIR, to fry

    IMPEDIR, to impede, hinder

    MEDIR, to be long, to measure

    PEDIR, to request, ask for

    REIR, to laugh

    REPETIR, to repeat

    SEGUIR, to follow, continue

    SERVIR, to serve