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pretérito imperfecto
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pretérito imperfecto(
preh
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teh
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ree
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toh
 
eem
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pehr
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fehk
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toh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. imperfect past tense
El pretérito imperfecto del español puede resultarles un poco difícil a los angloparlantes.The imperfect past tense in Spanish may be a little tricky for English speakers.
b. imperfect tense
¿Usarías el pretérito imperfecto en esta oración o el perfecto?Would you use the imperfect tense or the preterite in this sentence?
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