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37 Cards in this Set

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Right away...
En seguida...(preterite)
De repente...(preterite)
It was when...
Fue cuando...(preterite)
So then...
That's why...
Por eso...(preterite)
Finally/in the end...
Al final...(preterite)
So that's how...
Así que...(preterite)
In short/in the end...
En fin...(preterite)
Everything turned out well...
Todo salió bien...(preterite)
Once upon a time...
Erase una vez...(imperfect)
A long time ago...
Hace mucho tiempo...(imperfect)
The story goes that...
Se cuenta que...(imperfect)
imperfect -ar
aba, abas, aba, ábamos, abais, aban
imperfect -er
ía, ías, ía, íamos, íais, ían
imperfect ser
imperfect ir
imperfect ver
era, eras, era, éramos, erais, eran
iba, ibas, iba, íbamos, ibais, iban
veía, veías, veían, veíamos, veíais, veían
preterite -ar (regular)
é, aste, ó, amos, asteis, aron
preterite -er/-ir
í, iste, ió, imos, isteis, ieron
yo form spelling changes
c-qu (sacer-saqué), g-gu (jugar-jugué), z-c (almorzar-almorcé)
3rd person sing and pl form spelling changes
i-y (creer-creyó/creyeron, leer-leyó/leyeron, oír-oyó/oyeron, caerse-se cayó/se cayeron)
preterite irregular
e, iste, o, imos, isteis, ieron (except for "j"=eron)
preterite irregular
estar-estuv, tener-tuv, hacer-hic (hizo), poder-pud, poner-pus, saber-sup, querer-quis, venir-vin, traer-traj, decir-dij
preterite super irregular dar
di, diste, dio, dimos, disteis, dieron
preterite super irregular ver
vi, viste, vio, vimos, visteis, vieron
preterite super irregular ser/ir
fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fuisteis, fueron
preterite stem-changing
(3rd person sing and pl)
dormirse, despedirse
se durmió, se durmieron
se despidió, se despidieron
to fall
to get married
to say goodbye
to fall asleep
to fall in love
to leave
to get/be lost
to break
They broke the glass.
Ellos rompieron el vaso.
The glasses broke.
Los vasos se rompieron.
We lost Susan.
Perdimos a Susan.
We got lost.
Nos perdimos.