## Contar Conjugation in Spanish | What is the conjugation of contar?

## contar-to count, to tell

Participles | |

Present: | contando |

Past: | contado |

Indicative | |||||

Present | Preterite | Imperfect | Conditional | Future | |

yo | cuento | conté | contaba | contaría | contaré |

tú | cuentas | contaste | contabas | contarías | contarás |

él/ella/Ud. | cuenta | contó | contaba | contaría | contará |

nosotros | contamos | contamos | contábamos | contaríamos | contaremos |

vosotros | contáis | contasteis | contabais | contaríais | contaréis |

ellos/ellas/Uds. | cuentan | contaron | contaban | contarían | contarán |

**Present-Preterite-Imperfect-Conditional-Future**I | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

you | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

He/She | counts – counted – counted- would count- will count

You(formal) | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

We | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

You(informal) | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

They/You(formal) | count – counted – counted- would count- will count

Subjunctive | |||

Present | Imperfect | Future | |

yo | cuente | contara, contase | contare |

tú | cuentes | contaras, contases | contares |

él/ella/Ud. | cuente | contara, contase | contare |

nosotros | contemos | contáramos, contásemos | contáremos |

vosotros | contéis | contarais, contaseis | contareis |

ellos/ellas/Uds. | cuenten | contaran, contasen | contaren |

**Present-Imperfect-Imperfect 2-Future**I | count- counted- counted- will count

you | count- counted- counted- will count

He/She | counts- counted- counted- will count

You(formal) | count- counted- counted- will count

We | count- counted- counted- will count

You(informal) | count- counted- counted- will count

They/You(formal) | count- counted- counted- will count

Imperative | ||

Affirmative | Negative | |

yo | ||

tú | cuenta | no cuentes |

Ud. | cuente | no cuente |

nosotros | contemos | no contemos |

vosotros | contad | no contéis |

Uds. | cuenten | no cuenten |

**Affirmative**–**Negative**

I | —

you | count- don’t count

You(formal) | count- don’t count

We | let’s count – let’s not count

You(informal) | count- don’t count

They/You(formal) | count- don’t count

Progressive | |||||

Present | Preterite | Imperfect | Conditional | Future | |

yo | estoy contando | estuve contando | estaba contando | estaría contando | estaré contando |

tú | estás contando | estuviste contando | estabas contando | estarías contando | estarás contando |

él/ella/Ud. | está contando | estuvo contando | estaba contando | estaría contando | estará contando |

nosotros | estamos contando | estuvimos contando | estábamos contando | estaríamos contando | estaremos contando |

vosotros | estáis contando | estuvisteis contando | estabais contando | estaríais contando | estaréis contando |

ellos/ellas/Uds. | están contando | estuvieron contando | estaban contando | estarían contando | estarán contando |

**Present-Preterite-Imperfect-Conditional-Future**I | am counting- was counting- was counting- would be counting- will be counting

you | are counting- were counting- were counting- would be counting- will be counting

He/She | is counting- was counting- was counting- would be counting- will be counting

You(formal) | are counting- were counting- were counting- would be counting- will be counting

We | are counting- were counting- were counting- would be counting- will be counting

You(informal) | are counting- were counting- were counting- would be counting- will be counting

They/You(formal) | are counting- were counting- were counting- would be counting- will be counting

Perfect | |||||

Present | Preterite | Past | Conditional | Future | |

yo | he contado | hube contado | había contado | habría contado | habré contado |

tú | has contado | hubiste contado | habías contado | habrías contado | habrás contado |

él/ella/Ud. | ha contado | hubo contado | había contado | habría contado | habrá contado |

nosotros | hemos contado | hubimos contado | habíamos contado | habríamos contado | habremos contado |

vosotros | habéis contado | hubisteis contado | habíais contado | habríais contado | habréis contado |

ellos/ellas/Uds. | han contado | hubieron contado | habían contado | habrían contado | habrán contado |

**Present-Preterite-Past-Conditional-Future**I | have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

you | have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

He/She | has counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

You(formal) | have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

We | have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

You(informal) | have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

They/You(formal) |have counted- had counted- had counted- would have counted- will have counted

Perfect Subjunctive | |||

Present | Past | Future | |

yo | haya contado | hubiera contado, hubiese contado | hubiere contado |

tú | hayas contado | hubieras contado, hubieses contado | hubieres contado |

él/ella/Ud. | haya contado | hubiera contado, hubiese contado | hubiere contado |

nosotros | hayamos contado | hubiéramos contado, hubiésemos contado | hubiéremos contado |

vosotros | hayáis contado | hubierais contado, hubieseis contado | hubiereis contado |

ellos/ellas/Uds. | hayan contado | hubieran contado, hubiesen contado | hubieren contado |

**Present-Past-Future**I | have counted- had counted- will have counted

you | have counted- had counted- will have counted

He/She | has counted- had counted- will have counted

You(formal) | have counted- had counted- will have counted

We | have counted- had counted- will have counted

You(informal) | have counted- had counted- will have counted

They/You(formal) | have counted- had counted- will have counted

**Sentences with the conjugated verb: contar in Spanish**

No cuento con mucho dinero para las vacaciones. | – | I don’t have a lot of money for vacations. |

Me cuentas cómo te fue con Guillermo en tu cita romántica. | – | Tell me how it went with Guillermo on your romantic date. |

No contamos con muchos recursos para ese tipo de proyecto. | – | We don’t have many resources for that type of project. |

Mejor cuentan la cantidad de caballos en vez de la cantidad de jinetes. | – | It is better to count the number of horses instead of the number of riders. |

No he contado la mejor parte todavía. | – | I haven’t told the best part yet. |

Me has contado la misma historia una y otra vez. | – | You’ve told me the same story over and over again. |

Hemos contado la mayoría de los barriles que hay en el almacén. | – | We’ve counted most of the barrels in the warehouse. |

Han contado con los dedos de las manos y de los pies. | – | They have counted on their fingers and toes. |

Alejandra siempre contaba las herramientas que utilizaba antes de empezar. | – | Alejandra always counted the tools she used before she started. |

¿Habías contado incluso las del segundo piso? | – | Had you even counted the ones on the second floor? |

Le conté todos los problemas que tenía a la doctora. | – | I told the doctor all the problems she had. |

Me contaste la mejor parte de la película. | – | You told me the best part of the movie. |

Seguro no contaron con que habría más invitados. | – | Surely they did not expect that there would be more guests. |

Les contaré a mis nietos de todas mis aventuras en el mar. | – | I will tell my grandchildren about all my adventures at sea. |

Por fin me contarás lo que te pasó el viernes. | – | You’ll finally tell me what happened to you on Friday. |

Mañana contaremos las estrellas para que se cumpla tu deseo. | – | Tomorrow we will count the stars so that your wish comes true. |

No contarán con los materiales con los que están acostumbrados a trabajar. | – | They will not have the materials they are used to working with. |

Contaría la historia pero Carmen seguro se molestaría conmigo. | – | I would tell the story but Carmen would surely be upset with me. |

¡No cuentes con los dedos! | – | Don’t count on your fingers! |

Contemos primero cuantas manzanas tenemos. | – | Let’s first count how many apples we have. |

¿Hubieras contado toda la historia? | – | Would you have told the whole story? |

No importa lo que te hayan contado. | – | It doesn’t matter what they told you. |

Hubiésemos contado los melocotones primero. | – | We would have counted the peaches first. |

¿Cuántos elefantes contáis ustedes? | – | How many elephants do you count? |

Contemos la historia de la bruja de hielo. | – | Let’s tell the story of the ice witch. |

¡Contad conmigo! | – | Count on me! |

Si contases la verdad esto terminaría muy pronto. | – | If you told the truth this would end very soon. |

Hubiéramos contado mejor la historia de mi abuela. | – | We would have better told the story of my grandmother. |

Si hubiese contado la historia yo hubiera quedado mejor. | – | If she had told the story I would have been better off. |

Aunque contase la verdad nadie me creería. | – | Even if I told the truth, no one would believe me. |