7A hacer con expresiones de tiempo

7A hacer con expresiones de tiempo - haca are used to...

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HACER in expressions of time Preterite Verbs in two different tenses: Hace (present tense) + verbo en pretérito In both affirmative and negative sentences, hace is used to express “ago.” “Que” can be optional: - If que is used, the hace phrase comes before the verb. - If que is not used, the hace phrase comes after the verb. Ejemplos : Me corté el dedo hace una semana . (I cut my finger a week ago.) Hace una semana que me corté el dedo. (A week ago, I cut my finger.) Me mudé a Chicago hace un mes . (I moved to Chicago a month ago.) Hace un mes que me mudé a Chicago. (A month ago I moved to Chicago.) Present and Imperfect Both verbs should be in the same tense: hace + verbo en presente OR hacía + verbo en imperfecto In affirmative (+) sentences, hace and
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Unformatted text preview: haca are used to express for. In negative (-) sentences, hace and haca are used to express since. Hace is used with the present tense to express since in a present time context. Haca is used with the imperfect tense to express since in a past time context. Ejemplos : + Hace mucho tiempo que vivo en Chicago. Ive lived in Chicago for a long time (and I still do) .-Hace dos aos que no voy al cine. It has been two years since Ive gone to the movie theater. + Haca mucho tiempo que viva en Chicago. Id been living in Chicago for a long time (when ____ ocurred) .-Haca dos aos que no iba al cine. It had been two years since I went to the movie theater (when I finally went) ....
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