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Volver a + infinitive

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In Spanish, many useful expressions are formed by combining two verbs. When this occurs, the first verb is conjugated, while the second verb remains in the infinitive form.

Yo voy a viajar a España.
I am going to travel to Spain.

acabas de comer.
You have just eaten.

Juan no puede comer.
Juan can’t eat.

María vuelve a leer el libro.
María reads the book again.

One such expression combines the verb volver (conjugated) with an infinitive. The preposition “a” is always used. The formula is:

volver a + infinitive = to do something again

Vuelvo a leer el libro.
I read the book again.

Cristina vuelve a conversar con mi mamá.
Christina speaks with my mom again.

Remember, volver is an o:ue stem-changing verb.

vuelvo
vuelves
vuelve

volvemos
volvéis

vuelven

Let’s add a flashcard for the expression “volver a + infinitive”:

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Volver a + infinitive

To do something again
(vuelvo, vuelves, vuelve, volvemos, volvéis, vuelven)

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