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What tense is Indefinido?

What tense is Indefinido?

Spanish past tense
The preterite (el pretérito indefinido de indicativo) is a Spanish past tense. We use it for completed past actions, facts or general truths in the past or to express an action that interrupts a second action. Learn to conjugate -ar, -er, -ir verbs in the preterite indicative tense.

What is pretérito indefinido used for?

The pretérito indefinido is used to express: a completed action at some point or moment in the past. the beginning or end of an action in the past. an action in the past that interrupts an action that was already taking place (this involves another past tense called imperfecto).

How do you conjugate tener?

That’s it! Now you have the correctly conjugated preterite of tener….Presente – Present Tense Conjugation.

yo tengo I have
él/ella/usted tiene he/she has you (formal) have
nosotros/nosotras tenemos we have
vosotros/vosotras tenéis ustedes tienen you (plural) have
ellos/ellas tienen they have

What is a hacer?

Hacer is an interesting verb that means both “to do” and “to make.” It’s also irregular and one the most common verbs in Spanish. You use it in many situations including doing your homework, making cakes, talking about the weather, or discussing your hobbies, to name just a few.

How do I use Indefinido?

El pretérito indefinido

  1. to talk about past actions that have happened just once or during a specific completed time (see time words below)
  2. to indicate an action that interrupts another ongoing action in the past.
  3. to present information that advances a story.

How do you form Indefinido?

To conjugate a regular verb in the “Indefinido”, you just need to drop the endings -ar, -er or -ir from the infinitive form and add the endings.

What does Indefinido mean in English?

indefinite ADJECTIVE
British English: indefinite ADJECTIVE /ɪnˈdɛfɪnɪt/ If you describe a situation or period as indefinite, you mean that people have not decided when it will end.

How is ser used in Spanish?

SER is used primarily in situations to imply permanence, equivalence, characteristics, origin, nature, identity and possession (“My apple IS bigger than his”, “Quito IS in Ecuador”, “Ice IS cold”, “He IS French”, “This car IS mine”. SER is an irregular verb.

What are the 6 conjugations of tener?

Conjugating Tener in the Present Tense

yo tengo I have nosotros/as tenemos
tú tienes you (informal) have vosotros/as tenéis
usted/él/ella tiene you (formal)/he/she has ustedes/ellos/ellas tienen

What is a la tarea?

homework, task, job, assignment, labor.

How do you use imperfecto?

When do you use imperfecto?

  1. talk about a habitual state, event or action in the past.
  2. describe something in the past (people, places, objects, emotions)
  3. give details about the circumstances of an action that took place (where, when, how, why…
  4. show that two events were taking place simultaneously in the past.