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How to conjugate destruir in Spanish

destruir in Spanish means to destroy 

destruir 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 destruir so you can use it comfortably in all tenses. 

destruir in the Present Tense

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

The verb destruir is regular in the present tense. 

The verb destruir 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 destruir in the indicative present tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruoI destroy
destruesyou destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruehe/she destroys, you (formal) destroys
Nosotros (as)destruimoswe destroy
Vosotros (as)destruísyou (plural) Spain destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruenthey destroy, you (plural) destroy

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir in the preterite tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruíI destroyed
destruisteyou destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruióhe/she destroyed, you (formal) destroyed
Nosotros (as)destruimoswe destroyed
Vosotros (as)destruisteisyou (plural) Spain destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruieronthey destroyed, you (plural) destroyed

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

destruir 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 destruir is regular in the imperfect tense. 

The verb destruir 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 destruir in the imperfect tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruíaI used to destroy
destruíasyou used to destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruíahe/she used to destroy, you (formal) used to destroy
Nosotros (as)destruíamoswe used to destroy
Vosotros (as)destruíaisyou (plural) Spain used to destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruíanthey used to destroy, you (plural) used to destroy

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

destruir in the Future Tense

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

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

The verb destruir is what we call an -ir verb. -ir verbs are verbs that end in -ir. To conjugate destruir 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 destruir.
  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 destruir using the future tense:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruiréI will destroy
destruirásyou will destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruiráhe/she will destroy, you (formal) will destroy
Nosotros (as)destruiremoswe will destroy
Vosotros (as)destruiréisyou (plural) Spain will destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruiránthey will destroy, you (plural) will destroy

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir 

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 destruir using the informal future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yovoy a destruirI will be destroyed
vas a destruiryou will be destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)va a destruirhe/she will destroy, you (formal) will destroy
Nosotros (as)vamos a destruirwe will be destroyed
Vosotros (as)vais a destruiryou (plural) Spain will be destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)van a destruirthey will be destroyed, you (plural) will be destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir using the present progressive:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yoestoy destruiendoI am destroying
estás destruiendoyou are destroying
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)está destruiendohe/she is destroying, you (formal) are destroying
Nosotros (as)estamos destruiendowe are destroying
Vosotros (as)estáis destruiendoyou (plural) Spain are destroying
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)están destruiendothey are destroying, you (plural) are destroying

destruir 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 destruir is regular in the conditional tense. 

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruíaI would destroy
destruíasyou would destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruíahe/she would destroy, you (formal) would destroy
Nosotros (as)destruíamoswe would destroy
Vosotros (as)destruíaisyou (plural) Spain would destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruíanthey would destroy, you (plural)would destroy

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir in the present perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe destruidoI have destroyed
has destruidoyou have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)ha destruidohe/she have destroyed, you (formal) have destroyed
Nosotros (as)hemos destruidowe have destroyed
Vosotros (as)habéis destruidoyou (plural) Spain have destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)han destruidothey have destroyed, you (plural) have destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir

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 destruir in the past perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía destruidoI had destroyed
habías destruidoyou had destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)había destruidohe/she had destroyed, you (formal) had destroyed
Nosotros (as)habíamos destruidowe had destroyed
Vosotros (as)habíais destruidoyou (plural) Spain had destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habíain destruidothey had destroyed, you (plural) had destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir. 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 destruir in the future perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré destruidoI will have destroyed
habrás destruidoyou will have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habrá destruidohe/she will have destroyed, you (formal) will have destroyed
Nosotros (as)habremos destruidowe will have destroyed
Vosotros (as)habréis destruidoyou (plural) Spain will have destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrán destruidothey will have destroyed, you (plural) will have destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir. 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 destruir in the conditional perfect:

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría destruidoI would have destroyed
habrías destruidoyou would have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)habría destruidohe/she would have destroyed, you (formal) would have destroyed
Nosotros (as)habríamos destruidowe would have destroyed
Vosotros (as)habríais destruidoyou (plural) Spain will would destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)habrían destruidothey would have destroyed, you (plural) would have destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir in the subjunctive present:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruaI may destroy
destruasyou may destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruahe/she may destroy, you (formal) may destroy
Nosotros (as)destruamoswe may destroy
Vosotros (as)destruáisyou (plural) Spain may destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruanthey may destroy, you (plural) may destroy

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruieraI might destroy
destruierasyou might destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruierahe/she might destroy, you (formal) might destroy
Nosotros (as)destruiéramoswe might destroy
Vosotros (as)destruieraisyou (plural) Spain might destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruieranthey might destroy, you (plural) might destroy

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruiríaI might destroy
destruiríasyou might destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruiríahe/she might destroy, you (formal) might destroy
Nosotros (as)destruiríamoswe might destroy
Vosotros (as)destruiríaisyou (plural) Spain might destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruiríanthey might destroy, you (plural) might destroy

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir in the subjunctive future:

PronounSpanishEnglish
YodestruiereI will destroy
destruieresyou will destroy
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)destruierehe/she will destroy, you (formal) will destroy
Nosotros (as)destruiéremoswe will destroy
Vosotros (as)destruiereisyou (plural) Spain will destroy
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)destruierenthey will destroy, you (plural) will destroy

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir is: destruido

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya destruidoI may have destroyed
hayas destruidoyou may have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)haya destruidohe/she may have destroyed, you (formal) may have destroyed
Nosotros (as)hayamos destruidowe may have destroyed
Vosotros (as)hayáis destruidoyou (plural) Spain may have destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hayan destruidothey may have destroyed, you (plural) may have destroyed

destruir 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 destruir 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 destruir:

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

The past participle of the verb destruir is destruido.

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiese destruidoI might have destroyed
hubieses destruidoyou might have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiese destruidohe/she might have destroyed, you (formal) might have destroyed
Nosotros (as)hubiésemos destruidowe might have destroyed
Vosotros (as)hubiésemos destruidoyou (plural) Spain might have destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubiesen destruidothey might have destroyed, you (plural) might have destroyed

OR

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera destruidoI might have destroyed
hubieras destruidoyou might have destroyed
Él / Ella / Usted (Ud.)hubiera destruidohe/she might have destroyed, you (formal) might have destroyed
Nosotros (as)hubiéramos destruidowe might have destroyed
Vosotros (as)hubierais destruidoyou (plural) Spain might have destroyed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedes (Uds.)hubieran destruidothey might have destroyed, you (plural) might have destroyed

destruir 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.

destruir 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 destruir  would be destrue

Let’s see the process:

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

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

PronounSpanishEnglish
N/AN/AN/A
!destrue!destroy!
Usted (Ud.)!destrua!destroy!
Nosotros (as)!destruamos!destroy!
Vosotros (as)!destruid!destroy!
Ustedes (Uds.)!destruan!destroy!

destruir 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.

destruir 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 destruas!Don’t destroy!
Usted (Ud.)¡no destrua!Don’t destroy!
Nosotros (as)¡no destruamos!Don’t destroy!
Vosotros (as)¡no destruáis!Don’t destroy!
Ustedes (Uds.)¡no destruan!Don’t destroy!