Irregular preterite verb practice (accented characters included for all short answers)
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by Pamela Dentler
| 25 Questions
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En el día de mi cumpleaños, mis amigos ____________ (venir/poner) a mi casa. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite-in the correct form.
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2
Yo no _______ (saber/conducir) que ellos prepararon una fiesta sorpresa para mí. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
Todos mis amigos me ______ ( dar/decir) "Feliz Cumpleaños" cuando yo entré a mi casa. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
Mi mamá ________ (ver/hacer) una torta de chocolate. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
Marcos y Pedro _____ (traer/ andar) las bebidas. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
Mis amigas me _______ (dar/traducir) un regalo (=gift) muy especial. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
Marta _______ estar en la fiesta, pero no _______.
anduvo, puso
quiso, pudo
dio, supo
tuvo, estuvo
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1
Qué lastima (What a shame) que tú _________ que volver a tu casa temprano.
viste
fuiste
quisiste
tuviste
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Mis amigos y yo _________ (estar/decir) en mi casa hasta (=until) las doce de la noche. ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite in the correct form.
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2
La fiesta ______ (ser/estar) divertidísima.
Decide which of the 2 verbs in parentheses makes sense for the sentences. Write the verb in the preterite.
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... you said/told? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... they were able to? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... I translated? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... she saw? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... you tried to? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... we gave? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... we came? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice........she had/got? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... I did/made? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... he brought? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... they drove? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... you found out? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... we rode/walked? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... you-all put? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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1
¿Cómo se dice..... I was? ¿¡ÁÉÍÓÚÑáéíóúñ
2 possible answers.... Write the verb in the preterite in lowercase and NO subject pronouns
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