Conjugate valer in El Condicional Simple (conditional)

Valer (to cost, to be worth) has an irregular stem valdr- in El Condicional Simple but the endings are regular:

yo valdría
valdrías
él / ella / Ud. valdría
nosotros valdríamos
vosotros valdríais
ellos / ellas / Uds.   valdrían

See and listen to these examples:

Yo valdría millones como ingeniera.
I would be worth millions as an engineer.

Tú no valdrías lo suficiente para él.
You wouldn't be worth enough for him.

Este coche valdría mucho dinero en el mercado negro.
This car would cost a lot of money in the black market.

Nosotros valdríamos para cantar.
We would be good at singing.

Vosotras valdríais para ser doctoras.
You would be good as doctors.

Las joyas valdrían un potosí.
The jewels would cost a fortune.

 See also: List of Irregular verbs in future tense and conditional tense

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Nosotros valdríamos para cantar.
We would be good at singing.


Las joyas valdrían un potosí.
The jewels would cost a fortune.


Este coche valdría mucho dinero en el mercado negro.
This car would cost a lot of money in the black market.


Vosotras valdríais para ser doctoras.
You would be good as doctors.


Yo valdría millones como ingeniera.
I would be worth millions as an engineer.


Tú no valdrías lo suficiente para él.
You wouldn't be worth enough for him.


Q&A

Nelson

Kwiziq community member

23 April 2018

2 replies

I assume then if I wanted to use the expression 'vale la pena' in the conditional, it would read 'valdría la pena'? (It would be worth it)?

Silvia

Kwiziq language super star

24 April 2018

24/04/18

Yes Nelson, you are right! "Valdría la pena" is the conditional tense. Silvia

Nelson

Kwiziq community member

24 April 2018

24/04/18

Thank you!

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