Past tense

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the preterite
I past/I did (e.g. I swam/I did jump)
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the preterite -ar
I = é, you = aste, he/she/it = o, we = amos, you(pl) = asteis, they = aron (e.g. you(pl) take = tomasteis)
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the preterite -er + -ir
I = í, you = iste, he/she/it = ió, we = imos, you(pl) = isteis, they = ieron (e.g. we ate = comimos)
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the imperfect
I was/I used to (e.g. I was swinging/I used to drink alcohol)
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the imperfect -ar
I = aba, you = abas, he/she/it = aba, we = ábamos, you(pl) = abais, they = aban (e.g. they used to talk = hablan)
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the imperfect -er + -ir
I = ía, you = ías, he/she/it = ía, we = íamos, you(pl) = íais, they = ían (e.g. we used to drink = bebíamos)
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the perfect
I have = present tense of haber + past participle (e.g. I have played)
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the perfect conjugation
he, has, ha, hemos, habeis, han + either -ar = ado or -er/-ir = ido (e.g. we walked = hemos caminado)
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irregular imperfects
irregular imperfects don't follow the rules of past verb endings
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ser = to be
era, eras, era, éramos, erais, eran
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ir = to go
iba, ibas, iba, íbamos, ibais, iban
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ver = to see
veía, veías, veía, veíamos, veíais, veían
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irregular preterites
also don't follow the normal past verb endings
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andar = to walk
anduve, anduviste, anduvo, anduvimos, anduvisteis, anduvieron
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caber = to fit
cupe, cupiste, cupo, cupimos, cupisteis, cupieron
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dar = to give
di, diste, dio, dimos, disteis, dieron
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estar= to be
estuve, estuviste, estuvo, estuvimos, estuvisteis, estuvieron
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haber = to have
hube, hubiste, hubo, hubimos, habisteis, hubieron
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ir = to go
fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fuisteis, fueron
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poder to be able
pude, pudiste, pudo, pudimos, pudisteis, pudieron
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producir = to produce
produje, produjiste, produjo, produjimos, produjisteis, produjeron
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querer = to want
quise, quisiste, quiso, quisimos, quisisteis, quisieron
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saber = to know
supe, supiste, supo, supimos, supisteis, supieron
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tener = to have
tuve, tuviste, tuvo, trajimos, trajisteis, trajeron
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ver = to see
vi, viste, vio, vimos, visteis, vieron
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Card 2

Front

I = é, you = aste, he/she/it = o, we = amos, you(pl) = asteis, they = aron (e.g. you(pl) take = tomasteis)

Back

the preterite -ar

Card 3

Front

I = í, you = iste, he/she/it = ió, we = imos, you(pl) = isteis, they = ieron (e.g. we ate = comimos)

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

I was/I used to (e.g. I was swinging/I used to drink alcohol)

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

I = aba, you = abas, he/she/it = aba, we = ábamos, you(pl) = abais, they = aban (e.g. they used to talk = hablan)

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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