The simple past tense of decir and venir
The pretérito indefinido (simple past tense) is used with completed past actions (those that started and ended in the past).
La semana pasada tomamos mucho vino.
Last week we drank a lot of wine.
The verbs decir (to say, to tell) and venir (to come) are irregular in the simple past and are conjugated as follows:
Él me dijo la verdad.
He told me the truth.
El doctor Macías vino a cenar ayer.
Dr. Macias came to dinner yesterday.
Note: verbs ending in -decir (predecir, bendecir, etc.) and -venir (prevenir, provenir, etc.) share this irregularity.
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