Italian – Verbs (-ISC Ending Present Tense)

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What do you do with the -ire ending of capire, finire and preferire
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drop the ending and add -isc to the stem of the infinitive of io, tu, lei, loro
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io
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-isco
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tu
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-isci
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lui, lei, Lei
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-isce
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noi
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-iamo
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voi
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-ite
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loro, Loro
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-iscono
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capire
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to understand
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io cap(isco)
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I understand
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tu cap(isci)
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you understand
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lei cap(isce)
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she understands
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noi cap(iamo)
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we understand
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voi cap(ite)
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you understand (plural)
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loro cap(iscono)
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they understand
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finire
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to finish
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io fin(isco)
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I finish
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tu fin(isci)
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you finish
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lui fin(isce)
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he finishes
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noi fin(iamo)
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we finish
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voi fin(ite)
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you finish (plural)
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Loro fin(iscono)
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they finish
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preferire
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to prefer
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preferisco, preferisci, preferisce, preferiamo,preferite, preferiscono
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prefer

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