Conjugate -gar verbs: g > gu in all forms in the present subjunctive (El Presente de Subjuntivo)

Learn how to conjugate -gar verbs: g >gu in El Presente de Subjuntivo in Spanish

Spanish verbs ending in -gar replace the -g- with a -gu- in El Presente de Subjuntivo in Spanish. This is to preserve the sound from the infinitive.

Pagar (to pay) is a common verb that undergoes this change.

Conjugation of "pagar" in El Presente de Subjuntivo in Spanish

yo pague
pagues
él / ella / Ud. pague
nosotros paguemos
vosotros paguéis
ellos / ellas / Uds.   paguen

Read and listen to these examples:

No descansaré hasta que pague la deuda.I won't rest until I pay my debt.

No voy a aceptar que pagues por todo.I am not going to allow you to pay for everything. [you=tú]

Deja que él pague las cervezas.Let him pay for the beers.

No tendremos vacaciones hasta que paguemos la hipoteca.We won't have any holidays until we pay the mortgage.

Es justo que vosotros paguéis la mitad.It is fair that you pay half.

Paguen en esa ventanilla, por favor.Pay at that counter, please. [you=ustedes]

Paguen la cuenta en efectivo, por favor.Pay the bill in cash, please. [you=ustedes]

There are other useful verbs that have this same g > gu spelling change, for example: apagar (to turn off)entregar (to deliver), jugar (to play) 
Here are more examples with these verbs:

No apagues la luz del salón, por favor.Please don't turn off the light in the lounge.

Cuando me entreguen el contrato seré feliz.I'll be happy when they give me the contract.

Juguemos un rato a las cartas.Let's play cards for a bit.

See the -gar Spanish verbs in El Pretérito Indefinido 

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Examples and resources

Juguemos un rato a las cartas.Let's play cards for a bit.
Paguen en esa ventanilla, por favor.Pay at that counter, please. [you=ustedes]
Cuando me entreguen el contrato seré feliz.I'll be happy when they give me the contract.
No voy a aceptar que pagues por todo.I am not going to allow you to pay for everything. [you=tú]
No tendremos vacaciones hasta que paguemos la hipoteca.We won't have any holidays until we pay the mortgage.
Deja que él pague las cervezas.Let him pay for the beers.
Es justo que vosotros paguéis la mitad.It is fair that you pay half.
No apagues la luz del salón, por favor.Please don't turn off the light in the lounge.
No descansaré hasta que pague la deuda.I won't rest until I pay my debt.
Paguen la cuenta en efectivo, por favor.Pay the bill in cash, please. [you=ustedes]
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