Regular Ir Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation [+9 Examples & Quiz]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn about the regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • the regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation
  • the common regular ir verbs in Spanish
  • what regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation look like in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on the regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcards on regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson you will know all about regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation!

Table of Contents

Regular Ir Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation Table

haber in the present tensepast participle
yohestem + ido
hasstem + ido
él/ella/ustedhastem + ido
nosotros/nosotrashemosstem + ido
vosotros/vosotrashabéisstem + ido
ellos/ellas/ustedeshanstem + ido

As you can see, all you have to do is conjugate haber in the present tense and add the past participle.

The past participle can be formed by removing the –ir ending of the verb and replacing this with –ido:

viv-ir -> viv-ido

Regular Ir Verbs Conjugation Method

There is a three-step method that will make conjugating regular Spanish ir verbs very easy for you.

In order to conjugate verbs that end with -ir in the present perfect tense one must:

  1. Conjugate haber
  2. Cut off the -ir ending of the –ir verb
  3. Replace it with –ido

In the conjugation table above you can see the verb vivir which means to “to live” in English.

We will take this verb and conjugate it in the “yo” form using the three-step method.

  1. he

When you conjugate haber in the yo form you get he.

  1. viv

Once you cut of the er ending all that is left is viv.

  1. vivido

When we add the new ending ido, the final conjugated form will be vivido.

So when you wish to say “I have lived” in Spanish you get:

Yo he vivido

Common Regular Ir Verbs

Spanish has three regular verb groups:

  • regular -ar verbs
  • regular -er verbs
  • regular -ir verbs

The regular ir verbs group is the third biggest verb group. Many Spanish verbs fall in this group.

Here is a list of common verbs that you are sure to encounter in day-to-day life:

abrirto open
admitirto admit
asistir (a)to attend
cubrirto cover
decidirto decide
describirto describe
descubrirto discover
discutirto discuss
escribirto write
existirto exist
permitirto permit
recibirto receive, welcome
subirto climb, go up
sufrirto suffer
unirto unite
vivirto live

Example Sentences on Regular Ir Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation

This section of the lesson on regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation is about seeing the verbs in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of regular ir verbs present perfect tense conjugation through examples.


Esta noche he dormido demasiado.

I slept too much tonight.


Has recibido una carta del banco.

You have received a letter from the bank.


Ella ha permitido a los niños bañarse en la piscina.

She has allowed the children to swim in the pool.


Usted ha asistido a la reunión, ¿verdad?

You attended the meeting, didn’t you?


Nosotros hemos decidido comprar un coche nuevo.

We have decided to buy a new car.


Nosotras hemos discutido con el director del restaurante.

We have argued with the restaurant’s director.


Vosotras habéis mentido a la policía.

You have lied to the police.


Ellas han elegido el local para la boda.

They have chosen the venue for the wedding.


Ustedes han recibido una subvención del Gobierno.

You have received a grant from the government.

Quiz Yourself on Regular Ir Verbs Present Perfect Tense Conjugation

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

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

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!

Fill in the Blank!

Yo mucho con el conserje. Era un buen hombre. [hablar]

I talked a lot with the caretaker. He was a good man.

Fill in the Blank!

¿Tú en un grupo de danza? [bailar]

Did you dance in a dance group?

Fill in the Blank!

Mis alumnos todos muy bien.

My students all drew very well.

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