Simple present of verbs ending in -aer

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Simple present of verbs ending in -aer

Verbs ending in -aer like caer (to fall) or traer (to bring) are irregular in the yo (I) form in the simple present:

Caer Caigo

To fall I fall

Traer Traigo

To bring I bring

Caer
Yo caigo
Tú caes
Él/ella/usted cae
Nosotros/as caemos
Vosotros/as caéis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes caen
Traer
Yo traigo
Tú traes
Él/ella/usted trae
Nosotros/as traemos
Vosotros/as traéis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes traen
Distraer
Yo distraigo
Tú distraes
Él/ella/usted distrae
Nosotros/as distraemos
Vosotros/as distraéis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes distraen

Note: verbs based on traer (to bring) and caer (to fall), such as contraer (to contract, to take on) and decaer (to decline) follow the same pattern.

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