Unlike English, Spanish has only one verb that means “to eat lunch” or “to have lunch”: almorzar conjugation. In conjugating almorzar, remember that it is a stem-changing -ar verb. The stem of the verb can sometimes change when conjugated (rather than just the ending). The o in almorzar changes to ue in some conjugations.

There is a section below that includes the conjugations for almorzar in the indicative mood (present, past, and future), the subjunctive mood (present and past), as well as the imperative mood and other verb forms, such as present and past participles.

Verb Almorzar (Conjugation) in All Spanish Tenses

Almorzar Conjugation In Present Indicative

With the exception of Nosotros and vosotros, all of the present indicative conjugations have a stem change.

Almorzar Conjugation
Almorzar Conjugation

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)almuerzo

Translation In English: I eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo almuerzo a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almuerzas

Translation In English: You eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú almuerzas en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almuerza

Translation In English: You/he/she eats lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella almuerza en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorzamos

Translation In English: We eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros almorzamos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzáis

Translation In English: You eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros almorzáis temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almuerzan

Translation In English: You/they eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos almuerzan una ensalada.

Almorzar Conjugation In Preterite Indicative

In Spanish, there are two forms of the past tense. Typically, the preterite tense is used to describe punctual events or events that ended in the past. In the preterite indicative conjugations, there is no stem change.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)almorcé

Translation In English: I ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo almorcé a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almorzaste

Translation In English: You ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú almorzaste en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzó

Translation In English: You/he/she ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella almorzó en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorzamos

Translation In English: We ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros almorzamos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzasteis

Translation In English: You ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros almorzasteis temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzaron

Translation In English: You/they ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos almorzaron una ensalada.

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Almorzar Conjugation In Imperfect Indicative

In the imperfect indicative conjugation, there are no stem changes. The imperfect indicative tense is commonly used to describe ongoing events in the past.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)almorzaba

Translation In English: I used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo almorzaba a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almorzabas

Translation In English: You used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú almorzabas en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzaba

Translation In English: You/he/she used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella almorzaba en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorzábamos

Translation In English: We used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros almorzábamos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzabais

Translation In English: You used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros almorzabais temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzaban

Translation In English: You/they used to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos almorzaban una ensalada.

Almorzar Conjugation In Future Indicative

In the future tense, we take the infinitive of the verb almozar, drop the -ar, and add the appropriate endings (é, ás, án, emos, éis, án). In the future tense, there are no stem changes.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)almorzaré

Translation In English: I will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo almorzaré a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almorzarás

Translation In English: You will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú almorzarás en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzarán

Translation In English: You/he/she will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella almorzará en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorzaremos

Translation In English: We will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros almorzaremos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzaréis

Translation In English: You will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros almorzaréis temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzarán

Translation In English: You/they will eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos almorzarán una ensalada.

Almorzar Conjugation In Periphrastic Future Indicative

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)voy a almorzar

Translation In English: I am going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo voy a almorzar a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)vas a almorzar

Translation In English: You are going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú vas a almorzar en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)va a almorzar

Translation In English: You/he/she is going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella va a almorzar en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)vamos a almorzar

Translation In English: We are going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros vamos a almorzar con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)vais a almorzar

Translation In English: You are going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros vais a almorzar temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)van a almorzar

Translation In English: You/they are going to eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos van a almorzar una ensalada.

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Almorzar Conjugation In Conditional Indicative

As with the future tense, the conditional begins with the infinitive form almozar. However, the conditional endings are ía, ías, ía, íamos, íais, and ían.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Yo:-}}\)almorzaría

Translation In English: I would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Yo almorzaría a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almorzarías

Translation In English: You would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Tú almorzarías en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzaría

Translation In English: You/he/she would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella almorzaría en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorzaríamos

Translation In English: We would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Nosotros almorzaríamos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzaríais

Translation In English: You would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Vosotros almorzaríais temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzarían

Translation In English: You/they would eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Ellos almorzarían una ensalada.

Almorzar In Present Progressive/Gerund Form

The progressive tenses of Spanish are formed using the verb almozar followed by the present participle, also known as the gerund. With -ar verbs, drop the -ar and add -ando.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Present\ Progressive\ of\ Almorzar:-}}\) está almorzando

Translation In English: She is eating lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella está almorzando en el restaurante.

Almorzar In Past Participle

Spanish uses the past participle to form compound verb tenses. In the case of -ar verbs, the past participle is formed by dropping the -ar and adding the ending ando.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Present\ Perfect\ of\ Almorzar:-}}\) ha almorzado

Translation In English: She has eaten lunch

Example In Spanish: Ella ha almorzado en el restaurante.

Almorzar In Present Subjunctive

Similarly to the present indicative tense, the present subjunctive has the stem change or to ue in all conjugations except Nosotros and vosotros.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Yo:-}}\)almuerce

Translation In English: That I eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Esteban desea que yo almuerce a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Tú:-}}\)almuerces

Translation In English: That you eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Marta desea que tú almuerces en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almuerce

Translation In English: That you/he/she eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Carlos desea que ella almuerce en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Nosotros:-}}\)almorcemos

Translation In English: That we eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Flavia desea que nosotros almorcemos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Vosotros:-}}\)almorcéis

Translation In English: That you eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Felipe desea que vosotros almorcéis temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almuercen

Translation In English: That you/they eat lunch

Example In Spanish: Laura desea que ellos almuercen una ensalada.

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Almorzar In Imperfect Subjunctive

For conjugating the imperfect subjunctive, we use the third person plural of the verb in the preterite indicative (almorzaron). As there is no stem change in the preterite form, the imperfect subjunctive also does not have a stem change. Tables below show two sets of endings for conjugating the imperfect subjunctive.

Type: 1

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Yo:-}}\)almorzara

Translation In English: That I ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Esteban deseaba que yo almorzara a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Tú:-}}\)almorzaras

Translation In English: That you ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Marta deseaba que tú almorzaras en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzara

Translation In English: That you/he/she ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Carlos deseaba que ella almorzara en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Nosotros:-}}\)almorzáramos

Translation In English: That we ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Flavia deseaba que nosotros almorzáramos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Vosotros:-}}\)almorzarais

Translation In English: That you ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Felipe deseaba que vosotros almorzarais temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzaran

Translation In English: That you/they ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Laura deseaba que ellos almorzaran una ensalada.

Type: 2

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Yo:-}}\)almorzase

Translation In English: That I ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Esteban deseaba que yo almorzase a mediodía.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Tú:-}}\)almorzases

Translation In English: That you ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Marta deseaba que tú almorzases en el trabajo.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Usted/él/ella:-}}\)almorzase

Translation In English: That you/he/she ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Carlos deseaba que ella almorzase en la escuela.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Nosotros:-}}\)almorzásemos

Translation In English: That we ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Flavia deseaba que nosotros almorzásemos con nuestros amigos.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Vosotros:-}}\)almorzaseis

Translation In English: That you ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Felipe deseaba que vosotros almorzaseis temprano.

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Que\ Ustedes/ellos/ellas:-}}\)almorzasen

Translation In English: That you/they ate lunch

Example In Spanish: Laura deseaba que ellos almorzasen una ensalada.

Almorzar Conjugation In Imperative

Direct commands are given in the imperative mood. Therefore, there are no imperative forms for yo, él/Ella, or ellos/ellas. You should also note that the positive and negative commands differ for the Tu and vosotros forms.

Affirmative (Positive) Commands

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)almuerza

Translation In English: Eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡Almuerza a mediodía!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted:-}}\)almuerce

Translation In English: Eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡Almuerce en el trabajo!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)almorcemos

Translation In English: Let’s eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡Almorcemos en la escuela!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)almorzad

Translation In English: Eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡Almorzad temprano!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes:-}}\)almuercen

Translation In English: Eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡Almuercen una ensalada!

Negative Commands

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Tú:-}}\)no almuerces

Translation In English: Don’t eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡No almuerces a mediodía!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Usted:-}}\)no almuerce

Translation In English: Don’t eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡No almuerce en el trabajo!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Nosotros:-}}\)no almorcemos

Translation In English: Let’s not eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡No almorcemos en la escuela!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Vosotros:-}}\)no almorcéis

Translation In English: Don’t eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡No almorcéis temprano!

\(\mathbf{\color{red}{Ustedes:-}}\)no almuercen

Translation In English: Don’t eat lunch!

Example In Spanish: ¡No almuercen una ensalada!

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FAQs

How do you conjugate the verb Almorzar?

In the present indicative tense, there is a stem change, o to ue, in all of the conjugations except nosotros and vosotros. Yo almuerzo a mediodía. Tú almuerzas en el trabajo. Ella almuerza en la escuela.

Is almorzar regular or irregular?

Notice that almorzar is irregular in some verbal tenses, so in the singular and the third person plural, the stem vowel o changes into ue.

What is the affirmative Tu command for almorzar?

  • Affirmative Imperative: lunch! – almuerza
  • Negative Commands: Don’t lunch! – no almuerces

Is almorzar reflexive?

Almorzar is a Reflexive Verb.

Is almorzar a word?

In Spanish, there is a particular verb to refer to the action of “having lunch” or “eating lunch”, and that is almorzar. Although many Spanish speakers tend to use comer (to eat) when talking about meals, almorzar is the word you want to use for a mid-day meal.