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Learn discutir conjugation in Futuro

discutir means: to discuss, to argue, to debate, to talk over, to altercate
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In this Spanish conjugation lesson we will learn how to conjugate the verb discutir in the Futuro tense of the Indicativo mood. It means we will see step by step how to create and translate forms of each grammatical person.

This lesson is specifically about the discutir verb conjugation. For an overview of all the Simple Tenses conjugation see the Simple Tenses Conjugation Chart.

You may also see this Video Presentation on how to conjugate verbs in Futuro. It’s embedded below, but using the above link you can see more detailed information on conjugation in this tense and explanation of exceptions and special cases.

How to translate Futuro to English

Note that the phrases in English provided below next to each conjugation are not direct translations from Spanish to English. They are usually the closest general equivalents. The example differences are:
  • In Spanish conjugation, there is the form usted in the third person singular. But this person does not translate to the English third person singular. It translates to the so called formal you and uses the inflected form which is most often represented as he/she/it in English conjugation charts.
  • Similar situation happens in the third person plural, where ustedes translates to the English plural formal you but uses the form which corresponds to the they form in English.
  • Tenses are used differently in Spanish and English, so the actual translation should always take into account the context and focus on translating the meaning, not just words.
  • In both languages each verb may have multiple meanings and not every meaning translates directly to the other language. Here also, the context and focusing on the particular meaning helps to create the most accurate translation.


Note the timeline

The ability to accurately locate the intended position on the timeline is a crucial skill for proper choice of tenses. So pay attention to the timeline in our lessons and visualize it while listening, speaking, writing and reading. After a bit practice you will be able to select the right tense to use much easier.timeline futuro how to conjugate spanish verbs

Step by step instructions

Futuro belongs to the simple tenses group, which means that all of the conjugated forms are one word long. There are also compound (compuesto) tenses in Spanish language, where each inflected form consists of two words.The verb discutir has an entirely regular conjugation in the Futuro tense of the Indicativo mood. It means that this verb simply follows the general rules for its group (-ir) without exceptions.
The basis for this conjugation is the infinitive of this verb, so it’s really simple to create, and only a few exceptions exist.Use the infinitive discutir in each person.
Next, add to the infinitive the endings specific to each person.
In this tense we use the exact same endings in each of the three conjugation groups -ar, -er, -ir. Check out the image showing all the endings. Notice both the colors and shapes of the letters. It should help you find patterns and make it easier to remember these endings.
endings futuro how to conjugate spanish verbs
Add the regular ending for the first person singular to create discutiré:
  • yo discutiré – I will discuss
Like in the previous case add the regular ending -ás for the second person singular to create discutirás:
  • tú discutirás – you will discuss
And similarly add the regular ending for the third person singular to create discutirá:
  • él discutirá – he will discuss
  • ella discutirá – she will discuss
  • usted discutirá – (formal) you will discuss
Again add the regular ending -emos for the first person plural to create discutiremos:
  • nosotros discutiremos – we will discuss
  • nosotras discutiremos – (feminine) we will discuss
Similarly add the regular ending -éis for the second person plural to create discutiréis:
  • vosotros discutiréis – (plural) you will discuss
  • vosotras discutiréis – (feminine, plural) you will discuss
And exactly as previously add the regular ending -án for the third person plural to create discutirán:
  • ellos discutirán – they will discuss
  • ellas discutirán – (feminine) they will discuss
  • ustedes discutirán – (formal, plural) you will discuss

¡Ya está! The conjugation is now complete. That’s the final result:

yodiscutiréI will discuss
discutirásyou will discuss
él/ella/usteddiscutiráhe/she/it will discuss
nosotros/nosotrasdiscutiremoswe will discuss
vosotros/vosotrasdiscutiréisyou will discuss
ellos/ellas/ustedesdiscutiránthey will discuss
Click to see all conjugation charts of discutir in every tense

But do not end your session yet – it’s important to repeat and practice the material in order to remember it. Check below for next steps.

Next Steps to Perfection

  • To practice this conjugation and test your knowledge check this Conjugation Exercise or the Memory Game
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  • For exercises and examples related to discutir visit our Exercise section
  • To see conjugation charts in all tenses for discutir visit the Conjugator
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