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Preterite Tense - Pretérito Indefinido

Regular Verbs

To conjugate a regular verb in the preterit tense, replace the infinitive ending with the correct ending for each pronoun. Follow the links on the right for an explanation of how to conjugate each of the verb types.

Some example sentences using the preterite tense are shown below:

Escribí una carta a mi abuela.
I wrote a letter to my grandmother.

Llegamos a casa muy tarde anoche.
We got home very late last night.

Mis hermanos jugaron en el parque todo el día.
My brothers played in the park all day.

Related Topics

the preterite tense

Verb Conjugation

regular ar verbs

regular er & ir verbs

irregular verbs




-er and -ir verbs


ex. 1 ex. 2 ex. 3 ex. 4

Use of Preterite Tense

Example Sentences

hablé hablaste habló hablamos hablasteis hablaron

escribí escribiste escribió escribimos escribisteis escribieron

oíste oyó oímos oísteis oyeron

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