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Preterite Verb Tense Practice

Saturday, March 28, 2015

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Preterite (Regular verbs)

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(yo) hablé (-é) I spoke
(tú) hablaste (-aste) you spoke
(el/ella/Ud.) habló (-ó) he/she/you spoke
(nosotros) hablamos (-amos) we spoke
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) hablaron (-aron) they/you spoke
(yo) comí (-í) I ate
(tú) comiste (-iste) you ate
(el/ella/Ud.) comío (-ío) he/she/you ate
(nosotros) comimos (-imos) we ate
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) comieron (-ieron) they/you ate
(yo) viví (-í) I lived
(tú) viviste (-iste) you lived
(el/ella/Ud.) vivío (-ío) he/she/you lived
(nosotros) vivimos (-imos) we lived
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) vivieron (-ieron) they/you lived

Preterite (Irregular verbs)

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(yo) fui I was (ser)
(tú) fuiste you sere (ser)
(el/ella/Ud.) fue he/she/you was (ser)
(nosotros) fuimos we were (ser)
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) fuieron they/you were (ser)
(yo) estuve I was (estar)
(tú) estuviste you were (estar)
(el/ella/Ud.) estuvo he/she/you was (estar)
(nosotros) estuvimos we were (estar)
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) estuvieron they/you were (estar))
(yo) fui I went
(tú) fuiste you
(el/ella/Ud.) fue he/she/you
(nosotros) fuimos we
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) fuieron they/you
(yo) tuve I had
(tú) tuviste you had
(el/ella/Ud.) tuvo he/she/you had
(nosotros) tuvimos we had
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) tuvieron they/you had
(yo) hice I did
(tú) hiciste you did
(el/ella/Ud.) hizo he/she/you did
(nosotros) hicimos we did
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) hicieron they/you did
(yo) pude I could
(tú) pudiste you could
(el/ella/Ud.) pudo he/she/you could
(nosotros) pudimos we could
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) pudieron they/you could
(yo) dije I said
(tú) dijiste you said
(el/ella/Ud.) dijo he/she/you said
(nosotros) dijimos we said
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) dijeron they/you said
(yo) di I gave
(tú) diste you gave
(el/ella/Ud.) dio he/she/you gave
(nosotros) dimos we gave
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) dieron they/you gave
(yo) leí I read
(tú) leíste you read
(el/ella/Ud.) leyó he/she/you read
(nosotros) leísteis we read
(ellos/ellas/Uds.) leyeron they/you read

Preterite Examples

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Se tomaron tres días para colocar los explosivos. They took three days to place the explosives.
Se produjo una gran explosión. It produced a grand explosion.
Todo quedó cubierto de polvo. Everything was (stayed) covered in dust.
A pesar del resultado, hicieron una celebración. In spite of the result, they had a celebration.
Todo el proceso tomó 25 días. The whole process took 25 days.
Las estatuas fueron aniquiladas. The statues where annihilated.
Ellos celebraron disparando sus armas al aire. The celebrated firing their guns (arms) in the air.
Llovió hoy. It rained today.
No tuve alternativa. I had no alterative.
Cuando decidieron volar los budas When they decided to blow up the Buddhas.
Uno de los hombres salió de la cabina. One of the men left (from) the cabin.
No pudo volver a entra en la cabina. He could not re-enter the cabin.
El abandonó la cabina y quedó atrapado fuera. He abandoned the cabin and remained trapped outside.
Ellos se pusieron en contacto con la nave. They made (They put themselves in) contact with the ship.
Ella citó la information que ella leyó. She cited the information that she read.
Pedro dijo que su abogado tomó el control. Pedro said that his lawyer took control.
El piloto comenzó el descenso. The pilot began the descent.
Asimismo indicó que la infomación no es verdad. He also indicated that the information is not true.
Ellos están tratando de entender lo que ocurrió. They are trying to understand what occurred.
Es un esquema de precios que comenzó la pasada semana. It is a pricing scheme that began last week.

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