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preteritevsimperfect2 - (yesterday morning) ayer por la...

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Remember, Spanish has two past tenses: preterite and imperfect. Most verbs can be put into either tense, depending upon the meaning. The preterite tells us specifically when an action took place. The imperfect tells us in general when an action took place. Some words and phrases indicate specific time frames, and therefore signal the use of the preterite. ayer (yesterday) anteayer (the day before yesterday) anoche (last night) desde el primer momento (from the first moment) durante dos siglos (for two centuries) el otro día (the other day) en ese momento (at that moment) entonces (then) esta mañana (this morning) esta tarde (this afternoon) la semana pasada (last week) el mes pasado (last month) el año pasado (last year) hace dos días, años (two days, years ago) ayer por la mañana
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Unformatted text preview: (yesterday morning) ayer por la tarde (yesterday afternoon) Other words and phrases indicate repetitive, vague or non-specific time frames, and therefore signal the use of the imperfect. a menudo (often) a veces (sometimes) cada da (every day) cada semana (every week) cada mes (every month) cada ao (every year) con frecuencia (frequently) de vez en cuando (from time to time) en aquella poca (at that time) frecuentemente (frequently) generalmente (usually) muchas veces (many times) mucho (a lot) nunca (never) por un rato (for awhile) siempre (always) tantas veces (so many times) todas las semanas (every week) todos los das (every day) todo el tiempo (all the time) varias veces (several times)...
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