The verbs ir and ser in the simple past tense
Reminder: we use the pretérito indefinido (simple past tense) for actions which both began and ended in the past.
Nacho trabajó mucho durante el invierno pasado.
Nacho worked a lot last winter.
The verbs ir (to go) and ser (to be) both have exactly the same forms in the simple past tense.
—¿Fuiste a mi casa ayer? —Sí, pero no estabas.
-Did you go to my house yesterday? -Yes, but you weren't there.
Ana fue cirujana durante 10 años.
Ana was a surgeon for 10 years.
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