Tener Commands

Get to grips with tener Commands in the imperative mood for “to have”. Our comprehensive resources include a verb chart, engaging exercises, and real-life examples. Begin your journey with Spanish verbs. Deepen your understanding with tener conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to have

Verb Chart: Tener Commands

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Nosotros

tengamos

let’s have

*Tú

(Juana, Juan)

ten; no tengas

have; don’t have

*Vosotros

(informal Spain)

tened; no tengáis

(you all) have; (you all) don’t have

Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

tenga

(you) have

Uds.

tengan

(you all) have

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

Tener Commands Practice

Multiple Choice

Artifact Amigo Spanish Verb Conjugation Game

Positive Commands

Negative Commands

Spanish Commands

Tener Commands Sentence Examples

1. Tú: Tenlo presente siempre.
Have it present always.
2. Tú: No tengas miedo de pedir ayuda cuando la necesites.
Do not be afraid to ask for help when you need it.
3. Ud.: Tenga presente que la paciencia es una virtud en momentos difíciles.
Keep in mind that patience is a virtue in difficult times.
4. Ud.: No tenga demasiadas expectativas sin fundamentos reales.
Do not have too many expectations without a real basis.
5. Nosotros: Tengamos una actitud positiva frente a los desafíos.
Let’s have a positive attitude towards challenges.
6. Nosotros: No tengamos prejuicios antes de conocer todas las facetas de una situación.
Let’s not have prejudices before knowing all the facets of a situation.
7. Vosotros: Tened cuidado al compartir información personal en internet.
Be careful when sharing personal information on the internet.
8. Vosotros: No tengáis miedo de cambiar de opinión; el aprendizaje es un proceso continuo.
Do not be afraid to change your mind; learning is a continuous process.
9. Uds.: Tengan metas claras para direccionar sus esfuerzos correctamente.
Have clear goals to direct your efforts correctly.
10. Uds.: No tengan vergüenza de sus fracasos; son lecciones importantes.
Do not be ashamed of your failures; they are important lessons.
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