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Conjugation of the Italian verb piacere

A list of the common conjugations for the Italian verb piacere, along with their English translations.

Infinitive
piacereto please

Present Indicative
io piaccioI please.
tu piaciyou please.
lui piacehe pleases
lei piaceshe pleases
noi piaciamowe please.
voi piaceteyou please.
loro piaccionothey please.

Present Continuous / Presente Progressivo
Note for the Present Continuous Italian uses the present tense of the verb stare and the gerund of the verb.
io sto piacendoI am pleasing
tu stai piacendoyou are pleasing
lui sta piacendohe is pleasing
lei sta piacendoshe is pleasing
noi stiamo piacendowe are pleasing
voi state piacendoyou are pleasing
loro stanno piacendothey are pleasing

Imperfect Indicative
io piacevoI was pleasing
tu piaceviyou were pleasing
lui piacevahe was pleasing
lei piacevashe was pleasing
noi piacevamowe were pleasing
voi piacevateyou were pleasing
loro piacevanothey were pleasing

Past Historic / Passato remoto
This is a literary tense, i.e. a tense used in writing, in everyday speech the Passato Prossimo is used to refer to past actions.
io piacquiI pleased
tu piacestiyou pleased
lui piacquehe pleased
lei piacqueshe pleased
noi piacemmowe pleased
voi piacesteyou pleased
loro piacquerothey pleased

Past / Passato prossimo
io sono piaciutoI pleased
tu sei piaciutoyou pleased
lui è piaciutohe pleased
lei è piaciutashe pleased
noi siamo piaciutiwe pleased
voi siete piaciutiyou pleased
loro sono piaciutithey pleased
loro sono piaciutethey pleased

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io ero piaciutoI had pleased
tu eri piaciutoyou had pleased
lui era piaciutohe had pleased
lei era piaciutashe had pleased
noi eravamo piaciutiwe had pleased
voi eravate piaciutiyou had pleased
loro erano piaciutithey had pleased
loro erano piaciutethey had pleased

Future Indicative
io piaceròI will please.
tu piaceraiyou will please.
lui piaceràhe will please.
lei piaceràshe will please.
noi piaceremowe will please.
voi piacereteyou will please.
loro piacerannothey will please.

Future Perfect / Futuro anteriore
The Italian Future Perfect or Futuro anteriore is made with the future tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io sarò piaciutoI will have pleased
tu sarai piaciutoyou will have pleased
lui sarà piaciutohe will have pleased
lei sarà piaciutashe will have pleased
noi saremo piaciutiwe will have pleased
voi sarete piaciutiyou will have pleased
loro saranno piaciutithey will have pleased
loro saranno piaciutethey will have pleased

Conditional
io piacereiI would please.
tu piacerestiyou would please.
lui piacerebbehe would please.
lei piacerebbeshe would please.
noi piaceremmowe would please.
voi piaceresteyou would please.
loro piacerebberothey would please.

Conditional Perfect / Condizionale Passato
The Italian Conditional Perfect or Condizionale Passato is made with the conditional tense of avere for transitive verbs or essere for reflexive and intransitive verbs and the past participle of the verb. The past participle agrees with the subject for verbs that take essere, or with the direct object for verbs that take avere.
io sarei piaciutoI would have pleased
tu saresti piaciutoyou would have pleased
lui sarebbe piaciutohe would have pleased
lei sarebbe piaciutashe would have pleased
noi saremmo piaciutiwe would have pleased
voi sareste piaciutiyou would have pleased
loro sarebbero piaciutithey would have pleased
loro sarebbero piaciutethey would have pleased

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io piaccia(... that) I please.
(... che) tu piaccia(... that) you please.
(... che) lui piaccia(... that) he pleases
(... che) lei piaccia(... that) she pleases
(... che) noi piaciamo(... that) we please.
(... che) voi piacciate(... that) you please.
(... che) loro piacciano(... that) they please.

Imperative
piaci Please.
piacciamoLet's please.
piacete Please.

Present Participle
piacente pleasing

Past Participle
piaciuto pleased


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