Buscar is a Spanish verb meaning to look for. Buscar is conjugated as an irregular verb in the preterite tense. Buscar appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Preterite Tense Verbs Poster as the 34th most used irregular verb.
For the present tense conjugation, go to Buscar Conjugation - Present Tense.
Buscar Conjugation: Preterite Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The participio of Buscar is buscado. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.
Buscar Imperfect Root
The imperfect root of Buscar is buscaba. The imperfect tense is rarely irregular and can be easily conjugated from this form, which is the yo, and él/ella conjugation.
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 Spanish Preterite Tense, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.
Spanish Preterite Tense Conjugation Chart
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