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I need some help with conjugating verbs in the preterite and imperfect.
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I need some help with conjugating verbs in the preterite and imperfect.
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Adone ___________ (ir) tu en ese momento?
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I thought it would be fuiste but it's wrong.
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay thanks anyways.
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Ashleyisakitty @ClassyAnonymous @cmp411 @Chooch146 @Darrius @dmezzullo @FlaCaLOL @Hoa @hedyeh99 @ipa @joannaxox3 @jbluver @jon29256 @joker123456 @LucyLu15 @lilhudsonnn @mathstudent55 @magenxoxo @some_someone @SnuggieLad @satellite73 @uri @yoyogators
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I can help, what is your verb?
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ustedes/ellos/ellas fueron
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yo tú él/ella/usted nosotros/as vosotros/as ellos/ellas/ustedes @SavannahMiller27 , YES?
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
That was preterite, and no @some_someone that is in the present form
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what? I never said anything I just put the yo tú él/ella/usted nosotros/as vosotros/as ellos/ellas/ustedes
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Here is the imperfect form: Yo iba,tu ibas,el/ella/usted iba, nosotros ibamos, vosotros ibais ellos/ellas iban
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@hedyeh99 you put those too? I have not put any verbs yet?
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The sentence is: Adonde ___________ (ir) tu en ese momento? I tried fuiste but it says that it's wrong.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@hedyeh99 if you have a problem with me, then PM.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@hedyeh99 you should explain.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Because, they are asking for the imperfect
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The imperfect tense (el imperfecto) is one of the several past tenses in Spanish. It is used mainly to describe past habitual actions or to set the scene in the past
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@SavannahMiller27, well @InYourHead is the BEST SPANISH teacher, but unfortunately he is offline.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The imperfect can generally translate to be what someone was doing or used to do.It sets the background knowledge or scenery for a story.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@some_someone , I speak Spanish fluently
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I just tried ibas and it doesn't work either...I'm confused I thought it was ibas to begin with.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
It should be ibas >.>
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@InYourHead explains thoroughly BTW @hedyeh99 I speak Spanish fluently also.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok @some_someone , do you have a different answer then?
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Got any ideas other than ibas and fuiste? Bc it's saying that neither of them are correct.
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Irias? Accent mark on the second i
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay i'll try it @hedyeh99
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Preterite yo  fui tú  fuiste él/ella/usted  fue nosotros/as  fuimos vosotros/as  fuisteis ellos/ellas/ustedes  fueron
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hedyeh99Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Thanks :), but I was almost certain it was imperfect, funny it didn't work
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so irias with an accent on the second i doesn't work either...
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Imperfect yo  iba tú  ibas él/ella/usted  iba nosotros/as  íbamos vosotros/as  ibais ellos/ellas/ustedes  iban
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joannaxox3Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well it should be fuiste..or vas a ir...
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@SavannahMiller27 do you see both IMPERFECT and PRETERITE?
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@some_someone Yes I see it. I've tried both fuiste and ibas and it says that it's wrong.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okaii what did @hedyeh99 tell you?
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SavannahMiller27Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To try irias with an accent over the second i. Tried that and it's wrong too.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The preterite is a "perfect" tense because it reports events viewed as completed within a finite time frame (a change, a definite beginning or end at a specific point). An "imperfect" tense conveys duration, progression, incompleteness (a state, something experienced for some time) So, first you need to see the difference between IMPERFECT & PRETERITE. Yes.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Adone ___________ (ir) tu en ese momento?  So based on what I gave you as 'definition' of PRETERITE and IMPERFECT, which one do you think we are looking for, (PRETERITE or IMPERFECT)?
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Adone fuiste tu en ese momento? Adone ibas tu en ese momento?
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, I'm stumped. I'm assuming, from your post, that our choices are to either use the Preterite, or the Imperfect. Is that right? If "fuiste" really isn't the answer, then I have no idea what it is. We're talking about a single moment in time. That's why we should be using the Preterite form.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@InYourHead but were my conjugations right?
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Don't you speak fluent Spanish?
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yeah I believe the user was to either use the Preterite, or the Imperfect. And yeah I do speak fluent Spanish.
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some_someoneBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I just wanted your opinion also :)
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InYourHeadBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You mentioned, through earlier messages, that you're in Spanish 2. And even so, you do ask quite a lot of Spanish questions, for someone who speaks Spanish fluently. So cariño, let's drop the act. Tú no me engañas. I don't mind you asking questions. Pero las mentiras me molestan. ~~~~~~~~~~~ And, yes, you're right. Our choices, are "fuiste" (preterite) and "ibas" (imperfect). That is what I understand.
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