The simple past: querer (to love/want) and hacer (to do/make) in Spanish

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The simple past: querer (to love/want) and hacer (to do/make)

Reminder: the simple past tense is used with actions that begin and end in the past:

El año pasado viajé a Canadá.

Last year I traveled to Canada.

The verbs querer (to love/want) and hacer (to do/make) are irregular in the simple past, and conjugated like this:

Querer

Yo quise
Tú quisiste
Él/ella/usted quiso
Nosotros/as quisimos
Vosotros/as quisisteis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes quisieron

Hacer

Yo hice
Tú hiciste
Él/ella/usted hizo
Nosotros/as hicimos
Vosotros/as hicisteis
Ellos/ellas/ustedes hicieron

Quise ir a Suecia el año pasado (y no pude).

I wanted to go to Sweden last year (and couldn't).

Carolina no hizo la cena anoche.

Carolina didn't make dinner last night.


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