"elegir" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

elegir
transitive verb
1. to choose, to select (escoger)
  • tiene dos colores a elegir -> you can choose from two colors
  • rojo o verde, ¿cuál eliges? -> red or green, which one do you want?
2. to elect (por votación)
  • fue elegido por unanimidad -> he was elected unanimously
  • ha sido elegida mejor película del año -> it was voted best film of the year
intransitive verb
3. to choose (escoger)
  • dar a alguien a elegir entre varias cosas -> to give somebody a choice between several things
  • hay mucho donde elegir -> there's a lot to choose from

elegir [ay-lay-heer']
article & verb transitive
1. To choose, to elect, to name, to nominate.
  • Te toca elegir a ti -> the choice is yours

elegir
verbo:transitivo
1 (escoger) to choose; select
la eligieron por su profesionalidad she was chosen o selected for her professionalism; no sabía qué color elegir I didn't know which colour to choose; a elegir entre cinco tipos there are five sorts to choose o select from; café con bizcochos a elegir coffee with a choice of cakes; hablará en francés o italiano, a elegir he will speak in French or Italian as you prefer; te dan a elegir entre dos modelos you're given a choice of two models
2 [+candidato] to elect
me eligieron delegado de curso I was elected class representative

Verb Conjugations for "elegir" (go to to choose)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo elijo elegí elegía elegiría elegiré
eliges elegiste elegías elegirías elegirás
él/ella/Ud. elige eligió elegía elegiría elegirá
nosotros elegimos elegimos elegíamos elegiríamos elegiremos
vosotros elegís elegisteis elegíais elegiríais elegiréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. eligen eligieron elegían elegirían elegirán
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