Conjugate hacer in El Condicional Simple (conditional)

When we want to say someone would do something, we need to conjugate hacer in El Condicional Simple. The endings for hacer in El Condicional Simple are the regular ones but it has an irregular stem har-.

yo haría
harías
él / ella / Ud. haría
nosotros haríamos
vosotros haríais
ellos / ellas / Uds.   harían

Read and listen to these examples: 

Yo haría lo imposible por ti.
I would do the impossible for you.

¿Qué harías tú en mi lugar?
What would you do in my shoes [lit: place]?

Rocío nunca haría eso.
Rocío would never do that.

¡Qué haríamos nosotros sin ti!
What would we do without you!

¿Vosotros haríais el examen sin una calculadora?
Would you do the exam without a calculator?

Ellos lo harían sin problema.
They would do it no problem.

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

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Examples and resources

Rocío nunca haría eso.
Rocío would never do that.


Yo haría lo imposible por ti.
I would do the impossible for you.


¿Qué harías tú en mi lugar?
What would you do in my shoes [lit: place]?


Ellos lo harían sin problema.
They would do it no problem.


¿Vosotros haríais el examen sin una calculadora?
Would you do the exam without a calculator?


¡Qué haríamos nosotros sin ti!
What would we do without you!


Q&A Forum 2 questions, 5 answers

"yo haría lo imposible por ti" (lo is after hacer) but "ellos lo harían sin problema" (lo is before hacer). Why does lo move around? Does it matter?

Asked 6 months ago
I think the answer is that these are different uses of "lo". In "lo imposible" it's acting as a neutral article ("the"), but in the second example it's an object pronoun ("it"). Object pronouns have to be placed before a conjugated verb. 
that's a nice crear explanation. Thank you!!
InmaKwiziq language super star

Exactly as Alan says!

Gracias Alan,

Inma

"yo haría lo imposible por ti" (lo is after hacer) but "ellos lo harían sin problema" (lo is before hacer). Why does lo move around? Does it matter?

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Si viniérais, os ________ una paella riquísima. If you guys came, we would make a delicious paella for you.HINT: Using the "nosotros" form, conjugate "hacer" in El Condicional Simple

Because the first clause is in the past, wouldn't the second be in the contitional perfect?

Si viniérais, os habríamos hecho una paella?

Asked 0 years ago
SilviaKwiziq language super star
¡Hola Allison! The sentence you are refering to is a conditional construction where we use the imperfect of subjunctive in the "si" clause and the conditional tense of indicative in the second clause in order to express hyphotetical situations that have not yet happened. To use the conditional perfect in the second clause as you were suggesting, we should use the pluperfect of subjuntive in the "si" clause, due to the fact that using the conditional perfect means that the action is impossible to happen at the present time. However, our example "si viniérais, os haríamos una paella riquísima", is a bit more probable to happen but it is still unsure if it will. In your suggestion "si hubiérais venido, os habríamos hecho una paella riquísima", it is sure that they missed their opportunity of going to that place and the fact of cooking the paella for them will never happen at the present time. To sum up, the use of tenses in these type of conditional constructions is quite concrete and we cannot accept to use the imperfect of subjunctive + the conditional perfect in a conditional tense with "si" because the time frames are different and they don't make any sense. I hope that this explanation helps you to understand a bit better this concept. ¡Gracias! Silvia.
Muchas gracias por la respuesta detallada! Claro, si, y es un problema para mi de reconocer la clausa de "si" en estos casos. La veo ahora. 

Is this sentence really correct?

Si viniérais, os ________ una paella riquísima. If you guys came, we would make a delicious paella for you.HINT: Using the "nosotros" form, conjugate "hacer" in El Condicional Simple

Because the first clause is in the past, wouldn't the second be in the contitional perfect?

Si viniérais, os habríamos hecho una paella?

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