Spanish (Latin America) Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Spanish (Latin America). First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: ver
To write: escribir
To love: amar
To give: dar
To play: jugar
To read: leer
To understand: entender
To have: tener
To know: saber / conocer
To learn: aprender
To think: pensar
To work: trabajar
To speak: hablar
To drive: conducir
To smile: sonreir
To find: encontrar

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: Te vi
I wrote with a pen: Escribí con pluma
You loved apples: Te gustaron las manzanas
You gave money: Diste dinero
You played tennis: Jugaste tenis
He read (past) a book: Él leyó un libro
He understood me: Él me entendió
She had a cat: Ella tenía un gato
She knew my friend: Ella conoció a mi amigo
We wanted to learn: Queríamos aprender
We thought Spanish is easy: Creíamos que el español era fácil
You (plural) worked here: Ustedes trabajaron aquí
You (plural) spoke French: Ustedes hablaban francés
They drove a car: Manejaron un auto
They smiled: Sonrieron

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