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Ser Commands

Master the ser Commands in the imperative mood to express “to be” in terms of identity and characteristics. Utilize our comprehensive resources for effective learning. Kickstart your mastery with Spanish verbs. Deepen your understanding with ser conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to be (permanent)

Verb Chart: Ser Commands




let’s be


(Juana, Juan)

sea; no seas

be; don’t be


(informal Spain)

sed; no seáis

(you all) be; (you all) don’t be


(Sra./Dr. García)


(you) be



(you all) be

*Only Tú, and Vosotros change in the negative form. The other conjugations are the same in the negative.

Ser Commands Practice

Multiple Choice

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Positive Commands

Negative Commands

Spanish Commands

Ser Commands Sentence Examples

1. Tú: Sé honesto contigo mismo y con los demás.
Be honest with yourself and others.
2. Tú: No seas indiferente a las necesidades de quienes te rodean.
Do not be indifferent to the needs of those around you.
3. Ud.: Sea proactivo en buscar soluciones a los problemas.
Be proactive in seeking solutions to problems.
4. Ud.: No sea rápido en juzgar a las personas sin conocer su historia.
Do not be quick to judge people without knowing their story.
5. Nosotros: Seamos solidarios y apoyémonos mutuamente.
Let’s be supportive and help each other.
6. Nosotros: No seamos pasivos ante las injusticias; actuemos.
Let’s not be passive in the face of injustices; let’s act.
7. Vosotros: Sed curiosos y explorad nuevos conocimientos.
Be curious and explore new knowledge.
8. Vosotros: No seáis conformistas; siempre hay margen para mejorar.
Do not be complacent; there is always room to improve.
9. Uds.: Sean líderes en sus comunidades; hagan la diferencia.
Be leaders in your communities; make a difference.
10. Uds.: No sean espectadores de su propia vida; tomen el control y dirijan su camino.
Do not be spectators of your own life; take control and direct your path.