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ar regular preterite:

yo .......
é
ar regular preterite:

tu .....
aste
ar regular preterite:

el
ó
ar regular
preterite:

nos
amos
ar regular
preterite:

you (informal)
asteis
ar regular
preterite

they....
aron
ar regular
imperfect

yo ....
aba
ar regular
imperfect

tu ....
abas
ar regular
imperfect

el ....
aba
ar regular
imperfect

we ....
ábamos
ar regular
imperfect

you (plural) ....
abais
ar regular
imperfect

they ....
aban
The preterite tells us .....(?) when an action took place.
specifically
The imperfect tells us ........(?) when an action took place.
in general
er / ir regular
preterite

yo .....
í
er / ir regular
preterite

tu .....
iste
er / ir regular
preterite

el .....
er / ir preterite
regular

we ....
imos
er / ir preterite
regular

you (plural) ....
isteis
er / ir preterite
regular

they ....
ieron
er / ir regular
imperfecto

yo .....
ía
er / ir regular
imperfecto

tu .....
ías
er / ir regular
imperfecto

el .....
ía
er / ir regular
imperfecto

we .....
íamos
er / ir regular
imperfecto

you (plural) .....
íais
er / ir regular
imperfecto

they .....
ían
For actions that can be viewed as single events
preterite
For actions that were repeated a specific number of times
preterite
For actions that occurred during a specific period of time
preterite
For actions that were part of a chain of events
preterite
To state the beginning or the end of an action
preterite
For actions that were repeated habitually
imperfect
For actions that "set the stage" for another past action
imperfect
For telling time
imperfect
For stating one's age
imperfect
For mental states (usually)
imperfect
For physical sensations (usually)
imperfect
To describe the characteristics of people, things or conditions
imperfect
ser (preterite)
fui
fuiste
fue
fuimos
fuisteis
fueron
dar (preterite)
di
diste
dio
dimos
disteis
dieron
hacer (preterite)
hice
hiciste
hizo
hicimos
hicisteis
hicieron
ser (imperfect)
era
eras
era
éramos
erais
eran
ir(imperfect)
iba
ibas
iba
íbamos
ibais
iban
ver (imperfect)
veía
veías
veía
veíamos
veíais
veían