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Where do you live?

¿Dónde vive Ud.

Painless Grammar

This is a great example of a regular verb with an -ir ending. All you need to do is drop the -ir ending and add on the endings shown in bold text:

yo vivo - I live

tú vives - you live inf

él/ella vive - he/she lives

Ud. vive - you live for

nosotros vivimos - we live

ellos/ellas viven - they live

Uds. viven - you live


     ¿Dónde vive Ud.? - Where do you live?
     Vivo en Ensenada. - I live in Ensenada.

     ¿Vives en Nueva York? - Do you live in New York?
     No, vivo en Dallas, TX. - No, I live in Dallas, Texas.

     ¿Dónde vive Yun-hi? - Where does Yun-hi live?
     Vive en Seoul, Corea. - She lives in Seoul, Korea.

Commonly Used Verbs

Here are a few more regular verbs in Spanish that end in -ir:

abrir (to open)
compartir (to share)
describir (to describe)
discutir (to discuss)
escribir (to write)
imprimir (to print)
permitir (to allow)
recibir (to receive)
subir (to go up)


Table of Contents

1. Getting to Know You

    » What is your name? (1)

    » What is your name? (2)

    » What is your nationality?

    » Where are you from?

    » Where do you live?

    » What is your address?

    » What do you do?

    » How old are you?

    » Are you married?

2. Describing People and Places


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