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Comprar Present Progressive Tense

Get to know comprar in the Present Progressive Tense with our detailed verb chart, interactive exercises, and practical examples. Discover its use in everyday language. Delve deeper with our Spanish verbs guide. Enhance your ‘comprar’ skills on our comprar conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to buy

Verb Chart: Comprar Present Progressive Tense


estoy comprando

I am buying (right now)


estamos comprando

we are buying (right now)

(Juana, Juan)

estás comprando

you are buying (right now)


(informal Spain)

estáis comprando

you all are buying (right now)


(Sra./Dr. García)

está comprando

he/she/you are buying (right now)


están comprando

they/you all are buying (right now)

Comprar Present Progressive Tense Practice

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Present Progressive Tense

Comprar Present Progressive Sentence Examples

1. Yo estoy comprando libros para el nuevo semestre.
I am buying books for the new semester.
2. ¿Tú estás comprando un regalo para tu amigo?
Are you buying a gift for your friend?
3. Él está comprando una bicicleta nueva.
He is buying a new bike.
4. Ella está comprando ropa para el invierno.
She is buying clothes for the winter.
5. Usted está comprando ingredientes para la cena.
You are buying ingredients for dinner.
6. Nosotros estamos comprando entradas para el cine.
We are buying tickets for the movie.
7. Vosotros estáis comprando material escolar (vosotros is used only in Spain).
You all are buying school supplies.
8. Ellos están comprando un regalo para sus padres.
They are buying a gift for their parents.
9. ¿Ellas están comprando decoraciones para la fiesta?
Are they buying decorations for the party?
10. Ustedes están comprando frutas y verduras en el mercado.
You all are buying fruits and vegetables at the market.