Verbs with the -zco ending in the present tense
Many verbs that end in -acer, -ecer, -ocer or -ucir have an irregular yo (I) conjugation in the present tense. They take the -zco ending:
To appear I appear
To be born I am born
To recognize I recognize
These are the full conjugations:
Some of the verbs that follow this pattern are: nacer (to be born), crecer (to grow), agradecer (to thank), establecer (to establish), merecer (to deserve), ofrecer (to offer), introducir (to introduce), and pertenecer (to belong).
Te agradezco por todo lo que haces.
I thank you for everything you do.
Pertenezco a una secta secreta.
I belong to a secret sect.
Te ofrezco disculpas.
I offer you my apologies.
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