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How to conjugate Apagar in Spanish

Apagar in Spanish means to put out, to turn off.

Apagar is an irregular verb. That means this verb doesn’t follow the traditional conjugation patterns in all verb tenses. It’s important to pay attention to the irregular tenses. 

Let’s learn how to conjugate the verb apagar so you can use it comfortably in all tenses. 

Apagar in the Present Tense

The present tense is used to talk about actions or events happening now. 

The verb apagar is regular in the present tense. 

The verb apagar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. Regular -ar verbs are conjugated by following 2 major rules. 

  1. Take off the -ar
  2. Replace with a new ending depending on who performs the action. 

To review -ar verbs watch my -ar verbs video: 

Just in case you need to review conjugation of -er and -ir verbs, Click for Page

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the indicative present tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagoI turn off
apagasyou turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagahe/she turns off, you (formal)  turn off
Nosotros (as)apagamoswe turn off
Vosotros (as)apagáisyou (plural) Spain turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apaganthey turn off, you (plural) turn off

Examples: 

Yo apago el televisorI turn off the tv
Nosotros apagamos la luz para ahorrar energíaWe turn the light off to save energy
Ellas apagan el computadorThey turn off their computer

Apagar in the Preterite Tense

The preterite is used to talk about actions that have already been completed. These actions have a clear beginning or ending. The preterite tense is often used with phrases that give a specific time frame.  More on the Preterite Tense Here

Things to remember: 

  1. The preterite is NOT used to describe actions or events that are repeated or continuous in the past. That means that those actions do not have a clear beginning or end. 
  2. The preterite is NOT used to describe people in the past.

The verb apagar is irregular in the preterite. That means it doesn’t follow the pattern of regular -ar verbs in the preterite. Instead we must follow a different set of rules. 

Apagar is what we call a -car, -gar, -zar verb. These types of verbs end in -car, -gar, or -zar. Apagar ends in -gar. 

-car, -gar, -zar verbs have a change in the yo form in the preterite form. 

For a video lesson on -car, gar, zar verbs check out my video: https://youtu.be/fpMIYGt_3vw 

-car verbs. Verbs that end in -car will have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The c changes to qu in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

– gar verbsVerbs that end in –gar like apagar will  have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The g changes to gu in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

-zar verbs. Verbs that end in –zar will have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The z changes to ce in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

To review how to conjugate -car, -gar, -zar verbs watch my -car, -gar, -zar video: Click for Video  

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the preterite tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapaguéI turned off
apagasteyou turned off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagóhe/she turned off, you (formal) turned off
Nosotros (as)apagamoswe turned off
Vosotros (as)apagasteisyou (plural) Spain turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagaronthey turned off, you (plural) turned off

Below are some expressions that are often used when using the preterite:

la semana pasadalast week
el mes pasadolast month
el fin de semana pasadolast weekend
el año pasadolast year
ayer yesterday 
anteayerthe day before yesterday
anoche last night

Examples: 

La semana pasada apagué la estufa antes de que se queme el polloLast week I turned off the stove before the chicken burned
Nosotros apagamos el computador anocheWe turned off the computer last night 
Ellas apagan su celular porque están en misaThey turned off their computer because they are at church

Apagar in the Imperfect Tense

The imperfect is a form of past tense. It is primarily used to talk about continuous, repeated, usual or habitual actions in the past. It can also be used to talk about what someone or something was like in the past, what someone used to be or used to do. The imperfect is used when actions don’t have a specific beginning or end. 

The verb apagar is regular in the imperfect tense. 

The verb apagar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. Regular -ar verbs are conjugated by following 2 major rules. 

  1. Take off the -ar
  2. Replace with a new ending depending on who performs the action. 

To review how to conjugate -ar verbs in the imperfect watch my video: Click for Video 

To review how to conjugate -er and -ir verbs in the imperfect watch my video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the imperfect tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagabaI used to turn off
apagabasyou used to turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagabahe/she used to turn off, you (formal) used to turn off
Nosotros (as)apagábamoswe used to turn off
Vosotros (as)apagabaisyou (plural) Spain used to turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagabanthey used to turn off, you (plural) used to turn off

Below are some expressions that are often used when using the Imperfect:

a menudooften
usualmenteusually
todos los díasevery day
todos los mesesevery month
todos los añosevery year
casi siemprealmost always
a vecessometimes
de niño/niñaas a child …
siempre always
normalmente normally

Examples: 

A veces yo apagaba el computador de mi hermano sin su permisoSometimes I used to turn off my brothers computer without his permission
Normalmente nosotros apagábamos la televisión antes de irnos a dormirNormally we used to turn off the tv before we went to bed
Ellas siempre apagaban su computador cuando su madre les decía  They always used to turn off their computer when their mom told them to do so

Apagar in the Future Tense

The future is used to talk about an action or event that will happen in the future. 

The verb apagar is regular in the future tense. 

To form the future tense of regular -ar, -er and -ir verbs add the following endings to the verb in the infinitive (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). The verb apagar is in its purest form (it has not been conjugated) it’s in the infinitive.  

The verb apagar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. To conjugate apagar in the future, follow these two rules: 

  1. Find the infinitive of the verb (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). In this case apagar.
  2. Then attach the ending to the end of the infinitive. The ending depends on who is performing the action. 
Yoé
ás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) á
Nosotros (as)emos
Vosotros (as)éis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)án

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar using the future tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagaréI will turn off
apagarásyou will turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagaráhe/she will turn off, you (formal) will turn off
Nosotros (as)apagaremoswe will turn off
Vosotros (as)apagaréisyou (plural) Spain will turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagaránthey will turn off, you (plural) will turn off

Examples: 

Yo apagaré el microondas para ayudarteI will turn off the microwave to help you
Nosotros apagaremos nuestros computadores We will turn off our computers
Ellas siempre apagaran el celular en la iglesiaThey will always turn off their cellphones at church

Apagar in the Informal Future Tense

The informal future is used to talk about an action or event that is going to take place in the near future. To form the informal future, you must use the correct form of the verb ir (to go) + a + the verb in the infinitive. 

The verb apagar is regular in the informal future tense. 

Follow this rule:

  1. Ir (conjugated) + a + infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir and has not been conjugated).  Example : Yo voy a apagar 

The conjugation of the verb ir (to go) in the present tense are:

Yovoy
vas
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) va
Nosotros (as)vamos
Vosotros (as)vais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van

To review how to conjugate the informal future watch my video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar using the informal future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a apagarI will turn off
vas a apagaryou will turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) va a apagarhe/she will turn off, you (formal) will turn off
Nosotros (as)vamos a apagarwe will turn off
Vosotros (as)vais a apagaryou (plural) Spain will turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van a apagar they will turn off, you (plural) will turn off

Examples: 

Yo voy a apagar la televisión porque el ruido no me deja dormirI will turn off the tv because the noise doesn’t let me sleep
Nosotros vamos a apagar nuestros celulares para concentrarnos en nuestra reuniónWe will turn off our cell phones to concentrate in our meeting
Ellas van a apagar el carro porque ya no tienen gasolinaThey will turn off the car because the ran our of gas

Apagar in the Present Progressive Tense.

The present progressive is used to talk about actions or events happening now. In other words, we use the present progressive to talk about actions that are in the process of happening at the current moment. 

The verb apagar is regular in the present progressive tense. 

The present progressive is formed by using the correct form of the verb estar (to be) plus the present participle (-ing form of a verb). 

To form the present participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ando for -ar verbs
  4. Add -iendo for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ando for -ar verbs  = (apagando)

The present participle of apagar is apagando

The conjugations of the verb estar in the present tense are:

Yoestoy
estás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) está
Nosotros (as)estamos
Vosotros (as)estáis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están

The present participle of the verb apagar is: apagando

To review the present progressive and present participles in Spanish, watch my Present Progressive Video:Click for Video 

Just in case you need to review the verb estar, watch my Estar video: Click for Video 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar using the present progressive:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy apagandoI am turning off
estás apagandoyou are turning off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) está apagandohe/she is turning off, you (formal) are turning off
Nosotros (as)estamos apagandowe are turning off
Vosotros (as)estáis apagandoyou (plural) Spain are turning off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están apagandothey are turning off, you (plural) are turning off

Examples: 

Yo estoy apagando la televisión para que el bebe pueda dormirI am turning off the tv so the baby can sleep 
Nosotros estamos apagando la música para que podamos hablarWe are turning the music off so we can talk 
¿Estás apagando la radio?Are you turning off the radio?

Apagar in the Conditional Tense

The conditional tense is used to talk about actions or events that may happen in the future. Think of it as a possibility, a hypothesis, a probability. 

The verb apagar is regular in the conditional tense. 

The verb apagar is what we call an -ar verb. -ar verbs are verbs that end in -ar. To conjugate apagar in the conditional tense follow these two rules: 

  1. Find the infinitive of the verb (verbs that have not been conjugated and end in -ar, -er, -ir). In this case apagar.
  2. Then attach the ending to the end of the infinitive. The ending depends on who is performing the action. 

To form the conditional of a verb add the following endings to the infinitive of the verb: 

Yoía
ías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ía
Nosotros (as)íamos
Vosotros (as)íais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ían

The infinitive of the verb apagar is apagar

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar using the conditional tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagaríaI would turn off
apagaríasyou would turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagaríahe/she would turn off, you (formal) would turn off
Nosotros (as)apagaríamoswe would turn off
Vosotros (as)apagaríaisyou (plural) Spain would turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagaríanthey would turn off, you (plural) would turn off

Examples: 

Yo apagaría mi celular si eso me ayudará a dormirme más tempranoI would turn off the cell phone if that helped me to go to sleep earlier
Nosotros apagaríamos la televisión pero no encontramos el controlWe would turn off the tv but we can not find the remote
Ellos apagarían sus celulares pero están esperando una llamadaThey would turn off their cell phones but they are expecting a call

Apagar in the Present Perfect Tense

The present perfect is used to talk about actions or events that have started recently (in the past) and are still happening. It can also be used to talk about things that have been done recently or to describe experiences a person has had in their lives. 

The verb apagar is regular in the conditional tense. 

To form the present perfect, you must use the helping verb “haber” in the present tense. This will let us know who has performed the action. Then, we add the past participle of the verb. 

The conjugations of haber in the present tense are:

Yohe
has
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ha
Nosotros (as)hemos
Vosotros (as)habéis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (apagado)

The past participle of the verb apagar is apagado.

To summarize. Correct form of haber in the present + past participle = present perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the present perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe apagadoI have turned off
has apagadoyou have turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ha apagadohe/she have turned off, you (formal) have turned off
Nosotros (as)hemos apagadowe have turned off
Vosotros (as)habéis apagadoyou (plural) Spain have turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han apagadothey have turned off, you (plural) have turned off

Examples: 

Yo he apagado la música para poder escucharlos mejorI have turned the music off so I can hear you all better
Nosotros hemos apagado las luces de nuestra casa para ahorrar energíaWe have turned the lights off at our house to save up energy

Apagar in the Past Perfect Tense (Pretérito Pluscuamperfecto) 

The past perfect is used to talk about actions or events that happened before. It is widely used to describe a series of events and it comes in handy to tell stories. 

The verb apagar is regular in the past perfect tense. 

To form the past perfect you must use the verb haber in the imperfect. This will let us know who has performed the action. 

The conjugations of haber in the imperfect tense are:

Yohabía
habías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) había
Nosotros (as)habíamos
Vosotros (as)habíais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habían

Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case apagar

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2.  Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (apagado)

The past participle of apagar is apagado

To summarize. Use the correct form of haber in the imperfect + past participle = past perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the past perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía apagadoI had turned off
habías apagadoyou had turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) había apagadohe/she had turned off, you (formal) had turned off
Nosotros (as)habíamos apagadowe had turned off
Vosotros (as)habíais apagadoyou (plural) Spain had turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habían apagadothey had turned off, you (plural) had turned off

Examples: 

Yo ya había apagado la estufa I had already turned the stove off
¿Tú habías apagado la radio?Had you turned off the radio?
Él había apagado el carro para que el perro pueda subirseHe had turned off the car so the dog can get on the car

Apagar in the Future Perfect Tense

The future perfect is used to talk about something that hasn’t happened yet but is predicted to take place. It is used to describe what will have happened in the future.

The verb apagar is regular in the future perfect tense. 

To form the future perfect you must use the verb haber in the simple future tense. This will let us know who has performed the action. 

The conjugations of haber in the future tense are:

Yohabré
habrás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habrá
Nosotros (as)habremos
Vosotros (as)habréis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán

Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case apagar. To form the past participle, you simply add the appropriate ending to the stem of the verb. 

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (apagado)

The past participle of apagar is apagado

To summarize. Correct form of haber in the simple future tense + past participle = future perfect. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the future perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré apagadoI will have turned off
habrás apagadoyou will have turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habrá apagadohe/she will have turned off, you (formal) will have turned off
Nosotros (as)habremos apagadowe will have turned off
Vosotros (as)habréis apagadoyou (plural) Spain will have turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán apagadothey will have turned off, you (plural) will have turned off

Examples: 

Mañana a esta hora ya habré apagado todas las luces de la casaTomorrow at this time, I will have already turned off all the light of the house
Pedro habrá apagado el computador de su hija antes de que se vaya a dormirPedrol will have turned off his daughters computer before he went to bed

Apagar in the Conditional Perfect Tense

The conditional perfect is used to talk about an action or event that would have happened in the past but didn’t take place due to another action happening. It is used to express possibility in the past. Basically think of it as actions that could or would have taken place if … 

The verb apagar is regular in the conditional perfect tense. 

To form the conditional perfect you must use the verb haber in the conditional. This will let us know who has performed the action.

The conjugations of haber in the conditional tense are:

Yohabría
habrías
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habría
Nosotros (as)habríamos
Vosotros (as)habríais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían

 Then, we add the past participle of the verb. In this case apagar. To form the past participle, you simply add the appropriate ending to the stem of the verb. 

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (apagado)

The past participle of apagar is apagado

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the future perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría apagadoI would have turned off
habrías apagadoyou would have  turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) habría apagadohe/she would have  turned off, you (formal) would have  turned off
Nosotros (as)habríamos apagadowe would have  turned off
Vosotros (as)habríais apagadoyou (plural) Spain will would  turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían apagadothey would have  turned off, you (plural) would have  turned off

Examples: 

Yo  habría apagado la radio si me hubieran dichoI would have turned off the radio if anyone had told me to do it
Ellos habrían apagado la televisión para que sus hijos se duermanThey would have turned off the tv so their kids go to bed

Apagar in the Subjunctive Present Tense

The Subjunctive present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty. For example emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. The main difference between the subjunctive and the indicative mode is that the subjunctive is uncertain, hypothetical or not real. 

The verb apagar is irregular in the subjunctive present form That means it doesn’t follow the pattern of regular -ar verbs in the preterite. Instead we must follow a different set of rules. 

Apagar is what we call a -car, -gar, -zar verb. These types of verbs end in -car, -gar, or -zar. Ahorcar ends in -car. 

-car, -gar, -zar verbs have a change in the yo form in the preterite form. 

For a video lesson on -car, gar, zar verbs check out my video: https://youtu.be/fpMIYGt_3vw 

-car verbs. Verbs that end in -car will have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The c changes to qu in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

– gar verbsVerbs that end in –gar like apagar wil  have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The g changes to gu in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

-zar verbs. Verbs that end in –zar will have a change in the yo form and only in the yo form. The z changes to ce in the yo form only. The rest of the forms follow normal preterite conjugations and endings. 

To review how to conjugate -car, -gar, -zar verbs watch my -car, -gar, -zar video: Click for Video  

Subjunctive present endings for -ar:

Yoe
es
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) e
Nosotros (as)emos
Vosotros (as)éis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)en

Subjunctive present endings for -er and -ir verbs: 

Yoa
as
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) as
Nosotros (as)amos
Vosotros (as)áis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)an

Keep in mind that the verb apagar is irregular in the subjunctive present. The -g in the stem changes to a -gu. 

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the subjunctive present:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagueI may turn off
apaguesyou may turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apaguehe/she may turn off, you (formal) may turn off
Nosotros (as)apaguemoswe may turn off
Vosotros (as)apaguéisyou (plural) Spain may turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apaguenthey may turn off, you (plural) may turn off

Examples: 

Quizás apague el horno para que no se queme la comidaPerhaps, I may turn off the microwave so the food won’t burn
Es posible que ellos apaguen el carro para poder subir las maletasIt’s possible they may turn  off the car so we can be able to bring the suitcases up

Apagar in the Subjunctive Imperfect Tense

The subjunctive imperfect is used to talk about situations of uncertainty in the past. For example emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes in the past. It is also used to express politeness or deference, primarily when making a request. 

The verb apagar is regular in the subjunctive imperfect tense. 

To form the subjunctive imperfect find the ellos/ellas form of the verb in the preterite, take off -aron or -ieron and add a new ending. 

Subjunctive Imperfect endings for -ar verbs like apagar the endings are:

Yoara
aras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ara
Nosotros (as)áramos
Vosotros (as)arais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)aran

You can also use the endings below as alternative endings and the meaning doesn’t change. Keep in mind the ones above are more common

Yoase
ases
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) ase
Nosotros (as)ásemos
Vosotros (as)aseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)asen

Subjunctive Imperfect endings for -er & -ir verbs like he endings are:

Yoiera
ieras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iera
Nosotros (as)iéramos
Vosotros (as)ierais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieran

You can also use the endings below as alternative endings and the meaning doesn’t change. Keep in mind the ones above are more common:

Yoiese
ieses
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iese
Nosotros (as)iésemos
Vosotros (as)ieseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)iesen

Here are the steps in action:

  1. Apagar
  1. The third person of the preterite (ellos/ellas) would be: apagar – apagaron
  1. Now remove -aron and you are left with apag
  1. Then, add a new ending.

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the subjunctive imperfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagaraI might turn off
apagarasyou might turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagarahe/she might turn off, you (formal) might turn off
Nosotros (as)apagáramoswe might turn off
Vosotros (as)apagaraisyou (plural) Spain might turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagaranthey might turn off, you (plural) might turn off

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagaseI might turn off
apagasesyou might turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagasehe/she might turn off, you (formal) might turn off
Nosotros (as)apagásemoswe might turn off
Vosotros (as)apagaseisyou (plural) Spain might turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagasenthey might turn off, you (plural) might turn off

Examples: 

Si yo apagase la computadora de mi  hermano entonces mi mamá me diría que no debo hacer esoIf I might turned off  my brothers computer then my mother would tell me that I should not have done that
¿Sería mejor si apagásemos todas las luces de la casa?Would it be better if we turned off all the lights in the house?

Apagar in the Subjunctive Future Tense

The subjunctive future is used to describe an event or action or a possible or hypothetical situation. It can also be used to describe something you wished or hoped would happen in the future. This tense is rarely used in Spanish but it doesn’t hurt to learn it.

The verb apagar is regular in the subjunctive future tense. 

To form the future subjunctive simply add the following endings to the verb in the infinitive (the most pure form of the verb. Verbs in the infinitive have not been conjugated (they end in -ar, -er & -ir)).

Subjunctive Future endings for -ar verbs like apagar the endings are:

Yoe
es
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) e
Nosotros (as)emos (accent on á of the stem)
Vosotros (as)eis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)en

Subjunctive Future endings for -er verbs the endings are:

Yoiere
ieres
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iere
Nosotros (as)iéremos
Vosotros (as)iereis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieran

Subjunctive Future endings for -ir verbs the endings are:

Yoiere
ieres
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) iere
Nosotros (as)iéremos
Vosotros (as)iereis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)ieren

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb apagar in the subjunctive future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoapagareI will turn off
apagaresyou will turn off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) apagarehe/she will turn off, you (formal) will turn off
Nosotros (as)apagáremoswe will turn off
Vosotros (as)apagareisyou (plural) Spain will turn off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)apagarenthey will turn off, you (plural) will turn off

Example:

El día que apagare la televisión antes de salir de la casa estaré feliz The day I will turn off the before I head out of my house I will be happy

Apagar in the Subjunctive Present Perfect Tense

The subjunctive present perfect is used to describe actions that are connected to the present. It is also used to talk about actions that will have happened by a certain time in the future. 

The verb apagar is regular in the subjunctive present perfect tense. 

To form the subjunctive present perfect you must use the present subjunctive of the verb haber  + the past participle of the verb

Here are the conjugations of the verb haber in the present subjunctive:

Yohaya
hayas
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) haya
Nosotros (as)hayamos
Vosotros (as)hayáis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan

The past participle of the verb apagar is: apagado

Now, let’s put it together . Here are the conjugations of the verb apagar in the subjunctive present perfect. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya apagadoI may have turned off
hayas apagadoyou may have turned off
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) haya apagadohe/she may have turned off, you (formal) may have turned off
Nosotros (as)hayamos apagadowe may have turned off
Vosotros (as)hayáis apagadoyou (plural) Spain may have turned off
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan apagadothey may have turned off, you (plural) may have turned off

Example:

Dudo que alguna vez ella  haya apagado la luz sin que se le diga antes.I doubt that anytime she may have turned the light off without anybody telling her to do it
Es posible que ellos hayan apagado la luz antes de salirIt’s possible they may have turned the light off before we went out

Apagar in the Subjunctive Past Perfect Tense (Pluscuamperfecto del Subjuntivo)

The subjunctive past perfect is used to talk about hypothetical situations or actions in the past. It can also be used to talk about past actions that preceded other past actions. 

To form the subjunctive past perfect you must use the imperfect subjunctive of the verb haber  + the past participle of the verb

The imperfect subjunctive of haber can be conjugated in two different ways. Having said that, the first conjugations are more commonly used. 

Here are the conjugations of the verb haber in the imperfect subjunctive of the verb haber:

Yohubiera
hubieras
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiera
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos
Vosotros (as)hubierais
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran

The other conjugations of haber in the imperfect subjunctive are:

Yohubiese
hubieses
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiese
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos
Vosotros (as)hubieseis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen

To form the past participle of a verb:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs
  4. Add -ido for -er and –ir verbs

Let’s apply it to apagar:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (apagar)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (apag)
  3. Add -ado for -ar verbs  = (apagado)

The past participle of the verb apagar is apagado.

Now, let’s put it together . Here are the conjugations of the verb apagar in the subjunctive past perfect. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiese apagado I might have turned off 
hubieses apagadoyou might have turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiese apagadohe/she might have turned off, you (formal) might have turned off 
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos apagadowe might have turned off 
Vosotros (as)hubieseis apagadoyou (plural) Spain might have turned off 
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen apagadothey might have turned off , you (plural) might have turned off 

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera apagadoI might have turned off 
hubieras apagadoyou might have turned off 
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) hubiera apagadohe/she might have turned off, you (formal) might have turned off 
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos apagadowe might have turned off 
Vosotros (as)hubierais apagadoyou (plural) Spain might have turned off 
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran apagadothey might have turned off , you (plural) might have turned off 

Example:

Yo te hubiese apagado la luz si hubiese podido.I might have turned the light off  if I could have.
Desearía que no me hubieras apagado la televisión porque estaba mirando una películaI wish you might have not turned the tv off because I was watching a movie

Apagar as an Imperative Affirmative Command

The imperative Affirmative commands are used to tell someone or a group of people what to do. We do not give commands in the 1st or 3rd person which is why yo, él, ella, ellos, and ellas have been removed for this tense.

Apagar is irregular when forming Imperative Affirmative Commands. 

Mostly we will give commands or tell someone we treat as (tú) what to do. Let’s learn how to conjugate that part first. 

To find the Affirmative Informal tú command of a verb follow these steps:

  1. Find the form of the verb in the present tense. 
  2. Take off the “s
  3. That will give you the affirmative informal command of a verb in the tú form. 

Reminders: Stem changing verbs should continue to have the change in the stem.

For example, The affirmative informal tú command of the verb apagar  would be apaga

Let’s see the process:

  1. Find the tú form of the verb in the present tense.  (apagas)
  2. Take off the “s”.  (apaga)
  3. That will give you the affirmative informal command of a verb in the tú form.  (apaga)

To review how to use Affirmative informal (tú) commands watch my video: Click for Video 

The rest of the conjugations in the Affirmative Commands for the verb apagar are the following but please keep in mind that apagar is an irregular in the imperative affirmative commands. That is because the combination of letters (ge) sounds like (je) in Spanish, therefore the –g has to be changed to a -gu to keep its strong sound. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
¡apaga! turn off!
Usted (Ud.) ¡apague!turn off!
Nosotros (as)¡apaguemos!turn off!
Vosotros (as)¡apagad!turn off!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡apaguen!turn off!

Examples:

¡Apaga la luz!Turn off the light!
¡Apaguen la plancha cuando terminen!Turn off the iron when you are done using it!

Apagar as an Imperative Negative Command

The imperative Negative commands are used to tell someone or a group of people what NOT to do. We do not give commands in the 1st or 3rd person which is why yo, él, ella, ellos, and ellas have been removed for this tense.

Apagar is irregular when forming Imperative Negative Commands. 

Mostly we will give commands or tell someone we treat as (tú) what to do. Let’s learn how to conjugate that part first. 

To find the Negative Informal tú command of a regular verb follow these steps:

  1. Start with No
  2. Find the yo form of the verb in the present tense. 
  3. Take off the “o
  4. Add -es if it’s an -ar verb or -as if it’s and -er or -ir verb.

To review how to use Negative informal (tú) commands watch my video: Click for Video 

Apagar is an irregular when it comes to Imperative Negative Commands. That is because the combination of letters (ge) sounds like (je) in Spanish, therefore the –g has to be changed to a -gu to keep its strong sound. 

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
¡No apagues!Don’t turn off!
Usted (Ud.) ¡No apague!Don’t turn off!
Nosotros (as)¡No apaguemos!Don’t turn off!
Vosotros (as)¡No apaguéis!Don’t turn off!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡No apaguen!Don’t turn off!

Examples

¡No apagues la luz! Don’t turn off the light!