32 - The past participle is a form of the verb that usually...

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Unformatted text preview: The past participle is a form of the verb that usually ends in – ado or – ido. To form a past participle of an – ar verb, remove the – ar and add – ado, – ada, – ados, – adas. To create the past participle form of an – er or – ir verb, remove the infinitive ending and add – ido, – ida, – idos, – idas. Note that these adjectives have four forms and often correspond to the –ed ending of English adjectives. The past participle of most verbs can function as an adjective. Once you have formed the past participle version of the verb, you have the singular, masculine form of the adjective, which ends in – o. Remember to change the ending to – a for feminine nouns and add – s for plural nouns. parar = to stop el coche parado the stopped car organizar = to organize la oficina organizada the organized office perder = to lose las llaves perdidas the lost keys vestir = to dress los chicos bien vestidos the well-dressed boys ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course SPAN 101 taught by Professor Oliveros during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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