El pretérito indefinido: verbos regulares terminados en -ar

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El pretérito indefinido: verbos regulares terminados en -ar

Verbs ending -ar such as hablar (to talk), caminar (to walk) and comenzar (to begin) follow this pattern:

Hablar
Yo hablé
Tú hablaste
Él/ella/usted habló
Nosotros/as hablamos
Vosotros/as hablasteis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes hablaron

Ayer hablé con mi hijo.

I spoke to my son yesterday.

Ana bailó toda la noche.

Ana dancedall night.

Cenaron juntos el mes pasado.

They had dinner together last month.

Note: Some time markers that are used with the past simple are ayer (yesterday), anoche (last night), el otro día (the other day) and la semana pasada (last week).

Anoche cenamos verduras.

We hadvegetables for dinnerlast night.


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