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vienes vs. viene when using the 'you' conjugation?

De-Oppresso-Liber

De-Oppresso-Liber

I never know when to use the 'es' or the 'e' conjugation when addressing someone in the 'you' form. For example, vienes aqui or viene aqui. Both mean come here. Muchas gracias.
Robert-C7

Robert-C7

Tu vienes. This is familiar "you come". Usted viene. This is polite "you come". If you are speaking to a family member or a close friend, you probably would use the familiar form (vienes). However, if you are speaking to a stranger or someone to whom you wish to show respect, then you would use the polite form (viene).
jchamb

jchamb

The familiar (es) form is also used with children.
Patrice-B

Patrice-B

I agree with both answers above. However, De Oppresso Liber you said your examples both mean "come here". Did you mean that both examples mean you come here? I ask because if you are looking for a command asking someone to "come here" you would use ven aquí (informal), or venga aquí (formal). Just wondering.
De-Oppresso-Liber

De-Oppresso-Liber

Thanks to all of you. A great help. شكران و معسلامة كالفن

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