O to UE Stem Changing Verbs Present Tense Conjugation [+18 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson you will learn about the o to ue stem changing verbs present tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how o to ue stem changing verbs are conjugated in Spanish
  • how o to ue stem changing verbs are used in sentences in Spanish
  • how you can quiz yourself on the o to ue stem changing verbs present tense conjugation
  • how you can practice with flashcards on the o to ue stem changing verbs present tense conjugation
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

Please refer to the Spanish A1 Page to get a better overview of Spanish grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of Spanish A1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about the o to ue stem changing verbs!

Table of Contents

O to UE Stem Changing Verbs Present Tense Conjugation Table

encontrar (to find)volver (to return)dormir (to sleep)

As you can see, in these verbs the -o changes to an –ue in the yo//él/ellos forms.

Common O to UE Stem Changing Verbs

Here’s a list of common o to ue stem changing verbs:

almorzarto eat lunch
aprobarto approve
colgarto hang (up)
contarto count
costarto cost
devolverto return (an object)
dormirto sleep
encontrarto find
envolverto wrap (up)
morderto bite
morirto die
mostrarto show
moverto move (an object)
probarto prove, test, sample, taste
recordarto remember
resolverto solve
rogarto beg, pray
sonarto sound, ring
soñar (con)to dream (about)
tostarto toast
volverto return
volarto fly

Example Sentences with O to UE Stem Changing Verbs Present Tense Conjugations

This section of the lesson on the o to ue stem changing verbs present tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of the o to ue stem changing verbs present tense conjugation through examples.

The sentences are ordered by verb ending and subject pronoun.


Yo no encuentro mi billete.

I can’t find my ticket.


Yo recuerdo tu rostro pero no recuerdo tu nombre.

I remember your face, but I don’t remember your name.


¿A qué hora almuerzas tú?

At what time do you have lunch?


Ese pájaro no vuela.

That bird doesn’t fly.


Nosotros almorzamos al mediodía.

We have lunch at midday/noon.


Enviadme un mensaje si vosotros encontráis algo.

Send me a message if you find something.


Yo vuelvo en una hora.

I’ll be back within one hour.


¿Cuándo vuelves tú?

When are you coming back?


Mi perro mueve la cola.

My dog wags his tail.


Nosotros volvemos al barco.

We go to the ship.


¿Vosotros volvéis mañana?

Are you coming back tomorrow?


Ellos mueven las sillas a esta sala.

They’re moving the chairs to this room.


¿Dónde duermo yo?

Where do I sleep?


¿Tú no duermes bien por la noche?

Don’t you sleep well at night?


El protagonista muere al final del libro.

The protagonist dies at the end of the book.


Nosotros dormimos con las ventanas abiertas.

We sleep with the windows open.


Leeré un libro mientras vosotros dormís.

I’ll read a book while you sleep.


Los fumadores mueren jóvenes.

Smokers die young.

Quiz Yourself on the O to UE Stem Changing Verbs Present Tense Conjugation

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

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