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SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
I need some help with conjugating verbs in the preterite and imperfect.
SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
I need some help with conjugating verbs in the preterite and imperfect.

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SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Adone ___________ (ir) tu en ese momento?

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought it would be fuiste but it's wrong.

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay thanks anyways.

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best 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

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can help, what is your verb?

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ustedes/ellos/ellas fueron

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yo tú él/ella/usted nosotros/as vosotros/as ellos/ellas/ustedes @SavannahMiller27 , YES?

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That was preterite, and no @some_someone that is in the present form

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what? I never said anything I just put the yo tú él/ella/usted nosotros/as vosotros/as ellos/ellas/ustedes

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here is the imperfect form: Yo iba,tu ibas,el/ella/usted iba, nosotros ibamos, vosotros ibais ellos/ellas iban

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hedyeh99 you put those too? I have not put any verbs yet?

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The sentence is: Adonde ___________ (ir) tu en ese momento? I tried fuiste but it says that it's wrong.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hedyeh99 if you have a problem with me, then PM.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hedyeh99 you should explain.

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Because, they are asking for the imperfect

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 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

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@SavannahMiller27, well @InYourHead is the BEST SPANISH teacher, but unfortunately he is offline.

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The imperfect can generally translate to be what someone was doing or used to do.It sets the background knowledge or scenery for a story.

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@some_someone , I speak Spanish fluently

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just tried ibas and it doesn't work either...I'm confused I thought it was ibas to begin with.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@InYourHead explains thoroughly BTW @hedyeh99 I speak Spanish fluently also.

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok @some_someone , do you have a different answer then?

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Got any ideas other than ibas and fuiste? Bc it's saying that neither of them are correct.

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Irias? Accent mark on the second i

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay i'll try it @hedyeh99

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Preterite yo  fui tú  fuiste él/ella/usted  fue nosotros/as  fuimos vosotros/as  fuisteis ellos/ellas/ustedes  fueron

hedyeh99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks :), but I was almost certain it was imperfect, funny it didn't work

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so irias with an accent on the second i doesn't work either...

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Imperfect yo  iba tú  ibas él/ella/usted  iba nosotros/as  íbamos vosotros/as  ibais ellos/ellas/ustedes  iban

joannaxox3
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well it should be fuiste..or vas a ir...

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@SavannahMiller27 do you see both IMPERFECT and PRETERITE?

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best 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.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okaii what did @hedyeh99 tell you?

SavannahMiller27
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To try irias with an accent over the second i. Tried that and it's wrong too.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 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.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Adone ___________ (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)?

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Adone fuiste tu en ese momento? Adone ibas tu en ese momento?

InYourHead
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, 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.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@InYourHead but were my conjugations right?

InYourHead
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Don't you speak fluent Spanish?

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah I believe the user was to either use the Preterite, or the Imperfect. And yeah I do speak fluent Spanish.

some_someone
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I just wanted your opinion also :)

InYourHead
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You 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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