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Conjugation of the Italian verb provare

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

Infinitive
provareto try

Present Indicative
io provoI try
tu proviyou try
lui provahe tries
lei provashe tries
noi proviamowe try
voi provateyou try
loro provanothey try

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 provandoI am trying
tu stai provandoyou are trying
lui sta provandohe is trying
lei sta provandoshe is trying
noi stiamo provandowe are trying
voi state provandoyou are trying
loro stanno provandothey are trying

Imperfect Indicative
io provavoI was trying
tu provaviyou were trying
lui provavahe was trying
lei provavashe was trying
noi provavamowe were trying
voi provavateyou were trying
loro provavanothey were trying

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 provaiI tried
tu provastiyou tried
lui provòhe tried
lei provòshe tried
noi provammowe tried
voi provasteyou tried
loro provaronothey tried

Past / Passato prossimo
io ho provatoI tried
tu hai provatoyou tried
lui ha provatohe tried
lei ha provatoshe tried
noi abbiamo provatowe tried
voi avete provatoyou tried
loro hanno provatothey tried

Pluperfect / Trapassato prossimo
io avevo provatoI had tried
tu avevi provatoyou had tried
lui aveva provatohe had tried
lei aveva provatoshe had tried
noi avevamo provatowe had tried
voi avevate provatoyou had tried
loro avevano provatothey had tried

Future Indicative
io proveròI will try
tu proveraiyou will try
lui proveràhe will try
lei proveràshe will try
noi proveremowe will try
voi provereteyou will try
loro proverannothey will try

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 avrò provatoI will have tried
tu avrai provatoyou will have tried
lui avrà provatohe will have tried
lei avrà provatoshe will have tried
noi avremo provatowe will have tried
voi avrete provatoyou will have tried
loro avranno provatothey will have tried

Conditional
io provereiI would try
tu proverestiyou would try
lui proverebbehe would try
lei proverebbeshe would try
noi proveremmowe would try
voi proveresteyou would try
loro proverebberothey would try

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 avrei provatoI would have tried
tu avresti provatoyou would have tried
lui avrebbe provatohe would have tried
lei avrebbe provatoshe would have tried
noi avremmo provatowe would have tried
voi avreste provatoyou would have tried
loro avrebbero provatothey would have tried

Present Subjunctive
(... che) io provi(... that) I try
(... che) tu provi(... that) you try
(... che) lui provi(... that) he tries
(... che) lei provi(... that) she tries
(... che) noi proviamo(... that) we try
(... che) voi proviate(... that) you try
(... che) loro provino(... that) they try

Imperative
prova Try
proviamoLet's try
provate Try

Present Participle
provante trying

Past Participle
provato tried


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