Verbos Con Cambio de Significado (Preterito vs. Imperfecto)

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to meet

conocer-preterito

it occurred to me

pensar-preterito

to manage to do something

poder-preterito

implies you did not; you refuse to do something

no querer-preterito

tried to, but did not succeed

querer-preterito

to find out

saber-preterito

received

tener-preterito

had to do something and did it

tener que-preterito

supposed to do something, but did not

tener que-imperfecto

to have

tener-imperfecto

to know, to be aware of a fact

saber-imperfecto

wanted to

querer-imperfecto

does not imply you refused to do something

no querer-imperfecto

to have the ability to do something

poder-imperfecto

to think

pensar-imperfecto

to know

conocer-imperfecto

what are the ambiguous the preterito and imperfecto verbs

conocer, pensar, poder, no querer, querer, saber, tener, tener que

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