What is the difference between perfect and imperfect tense in Spanish?
The perfect tense ( he hecho) is used for past events which have just happened and are relevant to the speaker in the present. The imperfect tense (hablaba/comia/dormia) is used for past events which were repeated and are relevant to the speaker in the present.
What is the difference between preterite and present tense in Spanish?
In the case of the Spanish preterite and present tense conjugations, the accent mark is the only thing differentiating the tense and person in first person singular (yo), third person singular (él, ella), and second person formal singular (usted).
Is wanted imperfect or preterite?
In general, the preterite tense of querer means “to attempt” to do something. This is because, querer means “to want”, but the sense of “wanted” is the imperfect form.
What is the difference between preterite and past perfect?
The preterite is the basic past tense; we use this to express things in a sequential order. The past perfect expresses an action that happened before another past action.
What is the difference between preterite vs imperfect?
Hacía sol/calor (It was sunny/hot)
When to use ser and estar in the past tense?
An action completed in the past (action with a definite end)
What is the difference between preterite and imperfect Greek?
Imperfect (adjective) not perfect “defective|fallible|faultful” “faultless|infallible|perfect”
When do you use the present continuous tense?
Present vs. past tense.