El Pretérito Imperfecto

Spanish Imperfect Tense

El Pretérito Imperfecto also known as El Imperfecto and El Copretérito

El Pretérito Imperfecto is the imperfect past tense of the indicative mood. It expresses repeated actions which were happening, habits in the past, or actions that used to happen, or it emphasizes the prolongation in time of an action.

For example

Tú siempre volvías del trabajo a las 6.00 pm.You always came back from work at 6.00pm.

Vosotros trabajabais en Madrid durante los años 80.You used to work in Madrid in the 80s.

See also: Spanish Past Tenses and All Spanish Tenses

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