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17 - in any verb in this tense Notice that the yo form is...

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The formation of verbs in the preterit is much more difficult than in the imperfect. If you do not like  learning irregularities, you will find the imperfect tense the most “perfect” tense. Only three verbs in  the entire language are irregular in the imperfect tense. The -  ar  endings found in  Table 1  are used for every -  ar  verb in the imperfect. There is not a single -  ar  verb that is irregular in the imperfect tense. There are no spelling changes and no stem changes 
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Unformatted text preview: in any verb in this tense. Notice that the yo form is exactly like the él, ella, and usted forms. Use a pronoun to specify the subject if it is not clear in a sentence. Also notice that only the nosotros/nosotras form carries a written accent mark. TABLE 1 Imperfect Tense Endings for All - ar Verbs Subject Ending Subject Ending yo-aba nosotros/nosotras-ábamos tú-abas vosotros/vosotras-abais él-aba ellos-aban ella-aba ellas-aban usted-aba ustedes-aban...
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