The present tense of verbs ending in -gir

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The present tense of verbs ending in -gir

Verbs ending in -gir like dirigir (to direct), exigir (to demand), fingir (to pretend) or sumergir (to immerse), among others, change the letter -g for a -j in the present-tense yo-form.

Dirigir
Yo dirijo
Tú diriges
Él/ella/usted dirige
Nosotros/as dirigimos
Vosotros/as dirigís
Ellos/ellas/ustedes dirigen
Exigir
Yo exijo
Tú exiges
Él/ella/usted exige
Nosotros/as exigimos
Vosotros/as exigís
Ellos/ellas/ustedes exigen
Fingir
Yo finjo
Tú finges
Él/ella/usted finge
Nosotros/as fingimos
Vosotros/as fingís
Ellos/ellas/ustedes fingen

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