The Most Common Irregular Verbs in Spanish

Many of the most common verbs in Spanish are irregular meaning you have to learn the verb forms individually. In fact the 13 most common verbs are ALL irregular. The list below is ordered by frequency of use.

No.SpanishEnglish
1 ser to be (essential/permanent quality)
2 estar to be (health, location, state)
3 tener to have
4 hacer to do, make
5 poder to be able, can
6 decir to say, tell
7 ir to go
8 ver to see
9 dar to give
10 saber to know (information)
11 querer to want, love
12 llegar to arrive, come, reach
13 poner to put, place, set
14 parecer to seem, appear
15 creer to believe
16 seguir to follow, continue
17 encontrar to find, encounter
18 venir to come
19 pensar to think
20 salir to leave, go out
21 volver to return, go back
22 conocer to know (people, places)
23 sentir to feel, regret
24 contar to count, relate, tell
25 empezar to begin, start
26 buscar to search for, look for
27 escribir to write
28 perder to lose
29 producir to produce
30 entender to understand
31 pedir to request, ask for
32 recordar to remember, remind
33 aparecer to appear, show up
34 conseguir to get, obtain
35 comenzar to begin, start, commence
36 servir to serve
37 sacar to take out, stick out
38 mantener to maintain, get
39 leer to read
40 caer to fall
41 abrir to open
42 oír to hear
43 convertir to convert, change
44 traer to bring, to get, fetch, to carry
45 morir to die
46 realizar to achieve, attain, accomplish
47 suponer to suppose
48 explicar to explain
49 tocar to touch, to play (an instrument)
50 reconocer to recognize
51 alcanzar to reach, catch up
52 nacer to be born
53 dirigir to direct
54 utilizar to use, utilize
55 pagar to pay, pay for
56 jugar to play (a game or sport)
57 ofrecer to offer
58 descubrir to discover
59 repetir to repeat
60 valer to be worth
61 mostrar to show
62 mover to move
63 continuar to continue
64 referir to refer (to)
65 acercar to bring near
66 dedicar to dedicate
67 cerrar to close, shut
68 obtener to obtain, get
69 indicar to indicate
70 soler to be accustomed to
71 detener to stop, to hold up, delay, to arrest, detain
72 elegir to elect, choose
73 proponer to propose
74 demostrar to demonstrate, show
75 significar to signify, mean
76 reunir to gather, meet, collect
77 construir to build, construct
78 desaparecer to disappear
79 andar to walk
80 preferir to prefer
81 crecer to grow (up)
82 surgir to arise, emerge, spring up, come out
83 entregar to deliver, hand over
84 colocar to locate, place
85 establecer to establish
86 actuar to act, perform, operate
87 acordar to decide, resolve, agree (on)
88 romper to break
89 adquirir to obtain, acquire, buy
90 lanzar to throw, hurl, cast, fling
91 negar to deny, refuse
92 avanzar to advance, move forward
93 resolver to solve, to resolve, to settle (a debt, matter)
94 costar to cost
95 exigir to demand, require
96 recoger to pick up
97 imponer to impose, enforce
98 obligar to oblige
99 aplicar to apply
100 pertenecer to belong, pertain