Tendere (to tighten) conjugation

Italian
4 examples
This verb can also mean the following: stretch, crane, tend

Conjugation of eiti

Io
Tu
Egli/ella/esso
Noi
Voi
Loro
Present tense
tendo
I tighten
tendi
you tighten
tende
he/she/it tightens
tendiamo
we tighten
tendete
you all tighten
tendono
they tighten
Present perfect tense
ho teso
I have tightened
hai teso
you have tightened
ha teso
he/she/it has tightened
abbiamo teso
we have tightened
avete teso
you all have tightened
hanno teso
they have tightened
Past preterite tense
tesi
I tightened
tendesti
you tightened
tese
he/she/it tightened
tendemmo
we tightened
tendeste
you all tightened
tesero
they tightened
Future tense
tenderò
I will tighten
tenderai
you will tighten
tenderà
he/she/it will tighten
tenderemo
we will tighten
tenderete
you all will tighten
tenderanno
they will tighten
Io
Tu
Egli/ella/esso
Noi
Voi
Loro
Conditional mood
tenderei
I would tighten
tenderesti
you would tighten
tenderebbe
he/she/it would tighten
tenderemmo
we would tighten
tendereste
you all would tighten
tenderebbero
they would tighten
Past impf. tense
tendevo
I used to tighten
tendevi
you used to tighten
tendeva
he/she/it used to tighten
tendevamo
we used to tighten
tendevate
you all used to tighten
tendevano
they used to tighten
Past perfect tense
avevo teso
I had tightened
avevi teso
you had tightened
aveva teso
he/she/it had tightened
avevamo teso
we had tightened
avevate teso
you all had tightened
avevano teso
they had tightened
Future perfect tense
avrò teso
I will have tightened
avrai teso
you will have tightened
avrà teso
he/she/it will have tightened
avremo teso
we will have tightened
avrete teso
you all will have tightened
avranno teso
they will have tightened
Io
Tu
Egli/ella/esso
Noi
Voi
Loro
Present subjunctive tense
tenda
(if/so that) I tighten
tenda
(if/so that) you tighten
tenda
(if/so that) he/she/it tighten
tendiamo
(if/so that) we tighten
tendiate
(if/so that) you all tighten
tendano
(if/so that) they tighten
Present perf. subjunctive tense
abbia teso
I have tightened
abbia teso
you have tightened
abbia teso
he/she/it has tightened
abbiamo teso
we have tightened
abbiate teso
you all have tightened
abbiano teso
they have tightened
Imperative mood
-
tendi
tighten!
tenda
tighten!
tendiamo
let's tighten!
tendete
tighten!
tendano
tighten!
Conditional perfect tense
avrei teso
I would have tightened
avresti teso
you would have tightened
avrebbe teso
he/she/it would have tightened
avremmo teso
we would have tightened
avreste teso
you all would have tightened
avrebbero teso
they would have tightened

Examples of tendere

Example in ItalianTranslation in English
Viene usato per tendere le vele.It's what we use to tighten the sails.
La corda è messa in tensione... ..mentre la vittima è viva e ha ancora i muscoli tesi.The rope is tightened while the victim is still alive with his muscles tensed.
Le mie spalle sono molto teseMy shoulders have tightened up something terrible.
Come sto tendendo il cavo con la mano?How I'm tightening the cable by hand?

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