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Grammar essential #62 Preterite Tense
Preterite tense is used to tell actions that happen in the past. It is used for actions that are done and completed. Boom, done.
I rode the pony at the circus.
He read the book.
We ordered the tickets for the show. Preterite Tense
You cannot use preterite to describe the following in preterite (it will be imperfect tense):
PWATER Physical description Weather Age Time Emotion Reoccurring Actions Preterite Tense regular -ir
We will practice with the infinitive
vivir – to live
It is the same as regular er Regular –ir endings in the preterite
í imos iste isteis ió ieron vivir = to live
viv viv viv viv viv viv Vivir = to live
viví vivimos viviste vivisteis vivió vivieron ...
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- Winter '11
- Grammatical aspect, preterite tense