7 terms

Imperfect

The imperfect is used for past actions that are not seen as completed. Use of the imperfect tense implies that the past action did not have a definite beginning or a definite end. The imperfect tells when -- in general, an action occurred.
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Imperfect: regular -ar
-aba
-abas
-aba
-ábamos
-abais
-aban

(hablaba, hablabas, hablaba, hablábamos, hablabais, hablaban)
Imperfect: regular -er
-ía
-ías
-ía
-íamos
-íais
-ían

(comía, comías, comía, comíamos, comíais, comían)
Imperfect: regular -ir
-ía
-ías
-ía
-íamos
-íais
-ían

(vivía, vivías, vivía, vivíamos, vivíais, vivían)
There are only three irregular verbs in the imperfect: ser
era
eras
era
éramos
erais
eran
There are only three irregular verbs in the imperfect: ir
iba
ibas
iba
íbamos
ibais
iban
There are only three irregular verbs in the imperfect: ver
veía
veías
veía
veíamos
veíais
veían
The Imperfect
was/were ...ing
used to ...
would (meaning used to)