The imperative form of verbs ending in -ger in Spanish

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The imperative form of verbs ending in -ger

The imperative form of  verbs ending in -ger (coger (to get, to take), proteger (to protect), recoger (to pick up), etc. is irregular. They are conjugated as follows:

(t煤) coge
(usted) coja
(nosotros/as) cojamos
(vosotros/as) coged
(ustedes) cojan
(t煤) protege
(usted) proteja
(nosotros/as) protejamos
(vosotros/as) proteged
(ustedes) protejan


(t煤) recoge
(usted) recoja
(nosotros/as) recojamos
(vosotros/as) recoged
(ustedes) recojan

Cojamos las maletas.

Let's get the bags.

Protege a tu hermanito.

Protect your little brother.

Other verbs that follow this conjugation are acoger (to welcome, to receive), escoger (to choose), and emerger (to emerge).

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