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Nosotros Commands
Page 182 – Chp. 4 – Realidades 3
Nosotros Commands
• There are two ways to suggest that
others do some activity with you
• You can use the construction Vamos a +
• Vamos a hacer las paces.
• Let´s make up.
Nosotros Commands
• You can also use a command with a
nosotros form.
• The nosotros command for is the same
as the nosotros form of the present
• Resolvamos el conflicto.
• Let´s resolve the conflict.
• No reaccionemos tan rápido.
• Let´s not react so quickly.
Nosotros Commands
• Remember that stem-changing verbs
whose infinitive ends in –ir have a stem
change of e>i, or o>u in the nosotros
• Pidamos perdón por el malentendido.
• Let´s ask forgivenes for the
• No durmamos al aire libre.
• Let´s not sleep outdoors.
Nosotros Commands
• Verbs whose infinitive ends in –car, -gar,
and –zar have a spelling change in the
nosotros form of the present
subjunctive, and consequently of the
nosotros command.
• No critiquemos a nuestros padres.
• Let´s not criticize our parents.
• Empecemos a pensar un poco en ellos.
• Let´s begin to think a little about them.
Nosotros Commands
• Direct and indirect object pronouns are
attached at the end of affirmative
nosotros commands, but precede the
negative nosotros command form.
• Celebramos la amistad. Celebrémosla.
• Let´s celebrate our friendship. Let´s
celebrate it.
• Digámosle todo. No le mintamos.
• Let´s tell him everything. Let´s not lie
to him.
Nosotros Commands
• When attaching reflexive or reciprocal
pronouns at the end of a nosotros
command, drop the final –s of the
command before the pronoun.
• ¡Alegrémonos con sus éxitos!
• Let´s be happy about their success!
• Atrevámonos a darles nuestras
• Let´s dare to give them our opinions.