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Verbos Antónimos - Verb Antonyms

This week we study something easy: key verb antonyms, or verbs with opposite meanings. By learning them in pairs you might find them easier to remember. Also, if you remember one but not the other, you can always say in Spanish "el contrario de __________" - or "the opposite of __________"

abrir
aceptar
amar
agarrar
comprar
dar
empezar, comenzar
encontrar
ganar
ir
llegar
levantarse
limpiarse
meter
preguntar
subir

to open
to accept
to love
to grab
to buy
to give
to begin
to find
to win
to go
to arrive
to get up
to clean oneself
to put in
to ask or question
to go up


cerrar
rechazar
odiar
echar, tirar
vender
tomar
terminar
perder
perder
venir
salir
sentarse
ensuciarse
sacar
contestar
bajar

to close
to reject
to hate
to throw or toss out
to sell
to take
to finish
to lose
to lose
to come
to leave
to sit down
to get onself dirty
to take out
to answer
to go down

Sentences - Oraciones

Abre la ventana! No, cierra la ventana por favor.
Open the window! No, close the window please.

Echa la pelota! No - lo voy a agarrar.
Throw the ball! No - I am going to grab it.

Salimos temprano para no llegar tarde al trabajo.
We left early so that we wouldn't arrive late.

Le pregunté si era de Bolivia, y me contestó que sí.
I asked him if he was from Bolivia, and he answered yes.

Worksheet: Spanish Verb Antonyms

Hangman Game : Verb Antonyms

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