ocurrir
intransitive verb
1. (to take place) 
a. to happen 
¿Sabes qué ocurrió aquí?Do you know what happened here?
ocurrirse
pronominal verb
2. (to come to mind) 
a. to occur to 
Se me ocurre que nunca te felicité cuando te casaste.It occurs to me that I never congratulated you when you got married.
b. to have an idea 
Se le ocurrió vender en mercados locales.He had the idea of selling at local markets.
c. to think of 
¿Se te ocurre un título para nuestro proyecto?Can you think of a title for our project?
ocurrir
intransitive verb
1. (suceder) 
a. to happen 
nadie sabe lo que ocurriónobody knows what happened
¿qué ocurre?what's the matter?
¿qué le ocurre a Juan?what's up with Juan?
¿te ocurre algo?is anything the matter?
lo que ocurre es que…the thing is…
ocurrirse
pronominal verb
2. (venir a la cabeza) 
no se me ocurre ninguna soluciónI can't think of a solution
se me ha ocurrido una ideaI've got an idea
¡ni se te ocurra!don't even think about it!
se me ocurre que…it occurs to me that…
¡se te ocurre cada cosa!you do come out with some funny things!
ocurrir
intransitive verb
to happen
ha ocurrido algo horrible something terrible has happened; lo que ocurrió podría haberse evitado what happened could have been avoided; por lo que pudiera ocurrir because of what might happen; ocurre que ... it (so) happens that ...; ¿qué ocurre? what's going on?; ¿qué te ocurre? what's the matter?; lo que ocurre es que ... the thing is ...
pronominal verb
ocurrirse
se nos ocurrió una idea buenísima we had a brilliant idea; ¿se te ocurre algo? can you think of anything?; se le ocurrió hacerlo he thought of doing it; ¡ni se te ocurra (hacerlo)! don't even think about (doing) it!; ¡se te ocurren unas cosas! you've got some right ideas!; si se le ocurre huir if he takes it into his head to escape; ¿cómo no se te ocurrió pensar que ...? didn't it cross your mind that ...?; se me ocurre que ... it occurs to me that ...; nunca se me había ocurrido it had never crossed my mind; ¿a quién se le ocurre presentarse a medianoche? who in their right mind would turn up in the middle of the night?
Verb Conjugations for ocurrir
Gerund: ocurriendo
Participle: ocurrido
Indicative
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yoocurroocurríocurríaocurriríaocurriré
ocurresocurristeocurríasocurriríasocurrirás
él/ella/Ud.ocurreocurrióocurríaocurriríaocurrirá
nosotrosocurrimosocurrimosocurríamosocurriríamosocurriremos
vosotrosocurrísocurristeisocurríaisocurriríaisocurriréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.ocurrenocurrieronocurríanocurriríanocurrirán
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