Destruir is a Portuguese irregular verb meaning to destroy. Destruir appears on the 100 Most Used Portuguese Verbs Poster as the 53rd most used irregular verb.
Destruir Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The particípio of Destruir is destruído. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb ter with the particípio.
The gerúndio of Destruir is destruindo.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Portuguese, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.
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