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How to conjugate consistir in Spanish

consistir in Spanish means to consist, to be composed

consistir is a regular verb. That means this verb does follow the traditional conjugation patterns in all verb tenses. 

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

consistir in the Present Tense

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

The verb consistir is regular in the present tense. 

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

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

To review -ir verbs watch my -ir 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 consistir in the indicative present tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistoI consist
consistesyou consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistehe/she consists, you (formal) consists
Nosotros (as)consistimoswe consist
Vosotros (as)consistísyou (plural) Spain consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistenthey consist, you (plural) consist

consistir 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 consistir is Regular in the preterite. That means it does follow the pattern of regular -ir verbs in the preterite. To review -ir verbs watch my -ir verbs video:  Preterite tense er & ir Verbs Spanish- [FREE PDF Handout] Spanish Past Tense (2020)

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistíI consisted
consististeyou consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistióhe/she consisted, you (formal) consisted
Nosotros (as)consistimoswe consisted
Vosotros (as)consististeisyou (plural) Spain consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistieronthey consisted, you (plural) consisted

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

consistir 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 consistir is regular in the imperfect tense. 

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

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

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistíaI used to consist
consistíasyou used to consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistíahe/she used to consist, you (formal) used to consist
Nosotros (as)consistíamoswe used to consist
Vosotros (as)consistíaisyou (plural) Spain used to consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistíanthey used to consist, you (plural) used to consist

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

consistir in the Future Tense

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

The verb consistir 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 consistir is in its purest form (it has not been conjugated) it’s in the infinitive.  

The verb consistir is what we call an -ir verb. -ir verbs are verbs that end in -ir. To conjugate consistir 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 consistir.
  2. Then attach the ending to the end of the infinitive. The ending depends on who is performing the action. 
Yoiré
irás
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.) irá
Nosotros (as)iremos
Vosotros (as)iréis
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)irán

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistiréI will consist
consistirásyou will consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistiráhe/she will consist, you (formal) will consist
Nosotros (as)consistiremoswe will consist
Vosotros (as)consistiréisyou (plural) Spain will consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistiránthey will consist, you (plural) will consist

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir 

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 consistir using the informal future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a consistirI will abandon
vas a consistiryou will abandon
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)va a consistirhe/she will abandon, you (formal) will abandon
Nosotros (as)vamos a consistirwe will abandon
Vosotros (as)vais a consistiryou (plural) Spain will abandon
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van a consistirthey will abandon, you (plural) will abandon

consistir 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 consistir 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 -ir, -er, -ir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir).
  3. Add -ando for -ar verbs
  4. Add -iendo for -er and –ir verbs

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 consistir is: abandonando

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 consistir using the present progressive:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy consistiendoI am consisting
estás consistiendoyou are consisting
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)está consistiendohe/she is consisting, you (formal) are consisting
Nosotros (as)estamos consistiendowe are consisting
Vosotros (as)estáis consistiendoyou (plural) Spain are consisting
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están consistiendothey are consisting, you (plural) are consisting

consistir 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 consistir is regular in the conditional tense. 

The verb consistir is what we call an -ir verb. -ir verbs are verbs that end in -ir. To conjugate consistir 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 consistir.
  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 consistir is consistir

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistíaI would consist
consistíasyou would consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistíahe/she would consist, you (formal) would consist
Nosotros (as)consistíamoswe would consist
Vosotros (as)consistíaisyou (plural) Spain would consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistíanthey would consist, you (plural)would consist

consistir 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 consistir is regular in the Present Perfect tense. 

To form the present perfect tense, 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

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe consistidoI have consisted
has consistidoyou have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)ha consistidohe/she have consisted, you (formal) have consisted
Nosotros (as)hemos consistidowe have consisted
Vosotros (as)habéis consistidoyou (plural) Spain have consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han consistidothey have consisted, you (plural) have consisted

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir

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

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía consistidoI had consisted
habías consistidoyou had consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)había consistidohe/she had consisted, you (formal) had consisted
Nosotros (as)habíamos consistidowe had consisted
Vosotros (as)habíais consistidoyou (plural) Spain had consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habíain consistidothey had consisted, you (plural) had consisted

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir. 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

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré consistidoI will have consisted
habrás consistidoyou will have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habrá consistidohe/she will have consisted, you (formal) will have consisted
Nosotros (as)habremos consistidowe will have consisted
Vosotros (as)habréis consistidoyou (plural) Spain will have consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán consistidothey will have consisted, you (plural) will have consisted

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir. 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

Below you will find the conjugations of the verb consistir in the conditional perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría consistidoI would have consisted
habrías consistidoyou would have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habría consistidohe/she would have consisted, you (formal) would have consisted
Nosotros (as)habríamos consistidowe would have consisted
Vosotros (as)habríais consistidoyou (plural) Spain will would consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían consistidothey would have consisted, you (plural) would have consisted

consistir 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 consistir is Regular in the subjunctive present form. 

To form the subjunctive present of most verbs, you must take off the -o endings of the yo form of the present simple and then add a new ending based on who is performing the action.

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistaI may consist
consistasyou may consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistahe/she may consist, you (formal) may consist
Nosotros (as)consistamoswe may consist
Vosotros (as)consistáisyou (plural) Spain may consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistanthey may consist, you (plural) may consist

consistir 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 consistir 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 -iron or -ieron and add a new ending. 

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. consistir
  1. The third person of the preterite (ellos/ellas) would be: consistir – consistieron
  1. Now remove -ieron and you are left with consistie
  1. Then, add a new ending.

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistieraI might consist
consistierasyou might consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistierahe/she might consist, you (formal) might consist
Nosotros (as)consistiéramoswe might consist
Vosotros (as)consistieraisyou (plural) Spain might consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistieranthey might consist, you (plural) might consist

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistiríaI might consist
consistiríasyou might consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistiríahe/she might consist, you (formal) might consist
Nosotros (as)consistiríamoswe might consist
Vosotros (as)consistiríaisyou (plural) Spain might consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistiríanthey might consist, you (plural) might consist

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir in the subjunctive future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YoconsistiereI will consist
consistieresyou will consist
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)consistierehe/she will consist, you (formal) will consist
Nosotros (as)consistiéremoswe will consist
Vosotros (as)consistiereisyou (plural) Spain will consist
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)consistierenthey will consist, you (plural) will consist

consistir 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 consistir 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 consistir is: consistido

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya consistidoI may have consisted
hayas consistidoyou may have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)haya consistidohe/she may have consisted, you (formal) may have consisted
Nosotros (as)hayamos consistidowe may have consisted
Vosotros (as)hayáis consistidoyou (plural) Spain may have consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan consistidothey may have consisted, you (plural) may have consisted

consistir 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. 

The verb consistir is regular in the subjunctive past perfect tense. 

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 consistir:

  1. Find the verb in the infinitive (verb that ends in -ar, -er, -ir)  = (consistir)
  2. Remove the ending (-ar, -er, -ir) = (consist)
  3. Add -ido for -ir verbs  = (consistido)

The past participle of the verb consistir is consistido.

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiese consistidoI might have consisted
hubieses consistidoyou might have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiese consistidohe/she might have consisted, you (formal) might have consisted
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos consistidowe might have consisted
Vosotros (as)hubiésemos consistidoyou (plural) Spain might have consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen consistidothey might have consisted, you (plural) might have consisted

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera consistidoI might have consisted
hubieras consistidoyou might have consisted
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiera consistidohe/she might have consisted, you (formal) might have consisted
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos consistidowe might have consisted
Vosotros (as)hubierais consistidoyou (plural) Spain might have consisted
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran consistidothey might have consisted, you (plural) might have consisted

consistir 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.

consistir is Regular 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 consistir  would be consiste

Let’s see the process:

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
!consiste!consist!
Usted (Ud.)!consista!consist!
Nosotros (as)!consistamos!consist!
Vosotros (as)!consistid!consist!
Ustedes (Uds.)!consistan!consist!

consistir 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.

consistir is Regular 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 an -er or -ir verb.

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
¡no consistas!Don’t consist!
Usted (Ud.)¡no consista!Don’t consist!
Nosotros (as)¡no consistamos!Don’t consist!
Vosotros (as)¡no consistáis!Don’t consist!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡no consistan!Don’t consist!