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I'm a native speaker, and I have never realized this strange anomaly. I've found a possible explanation for this difference in the conjugation of the Spanish verb ir, given by the Diccionario Panhispánico de Dudas (boldened text by my own): La forma vamos es hoy la primera persona del plural del presente de indicativo: «Laureano y yo nos vamos al ...


¡Abran! is acceptable in all parts of the Spanish speaking world where it means open! as a command directed to y'all (as opposed to you). Abrid likewise means open! and is directed to y'all, but in the regions that use it, it is used as an informal y'all (with abran in turn being formal). It is used in Spain and Equitorial Guinea; American Spanish does not ...

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