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Imperfect 1st person

describe the setting, how things were, what were things like, how they used to be. Would do.
ar= aba
ir, er= ía
was ____doing
were_____doing

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where did you (use to ) work
donde trabajabas
were you going to tell me something?
ibas a decirme algo?
do you know him
lo conocías?
I used to live in Roselle
viviá in Roselle
I never knew there were so many
nunca sabía que había tantos
there was also a man that had a
tambien había un hombre que tenía un
I was 10 years old when I used to go there
teniá diez años cuando iba allí
I wanted dinner
yo quería cena
there were many people at the concert
había muchas personas a la concerto
you used to have a dog
tenías un perro
they had told me that
me habían dicho que
It was nice outside
hacia buen tiempo afuera
the plane was old and weighed alot
el avión era viejo y pesaba mucho
It was Thursday the 7th
era vienes la septimo
we didnt believe it
no lo creíamos
were you thinking about me
pensabas en me
how did you (use to) feel?
cómo te sentías
sometimes he did not earn as much as his wife
a veces él no ganaba tanto dinero como su esposa
they would walk to school
ellos cantaban al escuela
I used to make dinner
hacía cena
the view was nice
la vista era muy bonita
he always cheated when we played
el siempre nos enganaban cuando jugabamos
he was fast
él era rapido
the weather was cold
hacía frio
there were 100 questions on the test
había cien preguntas en el examen
he walked and I ran
èl andaba y yo corría
there will be a party
habrá una fiesta
there wasnt gas in the tank
no había gasolina en el tanque
there was a fly in my soup
había una mosca en mi sopa
what did you do when you were young?
Qué hacías cuando era joven?
what were you thinking about?
en que pensabas?
I was eating and watching TV
comiá y miraba TV
he hated his new boss
él odiaba a su nuevo jefe
the windows were open
estaban abiertos
why couldnt you go with me
por qué no podías conmigo
my friends were happy
mis amigos estaban feliz
I never knew they were there
nunca sabía que había allí
they were learning spanish
aprendían español
I had forgotten
me había olvidado
we couldnt call you
no podríamos llamarte
I was embarassed
estaba avergonzado
Pico was singing
Pico cantaba
you were tired
estabas cansado
there werent any leaves on the trees
no habíahojas en los arboles
I couldnt eat it
no podía comerlo
she was never happy , she complained all day
ella nunca estaba feliz, se qquejaba todo el dia.
I would have complained
me hubiera quejado
he used to work inside
trabajaba adentro
my family and I always went
mi familia y yo siempre íbamos.
suddenly, I didnt hear anything
lo pronto, no se oía nada
he was fat
él era gordo
he only thought of what (one thing) to do
él sólo pensaba en lo que hacía
I knew the answer
sabía la respuesta
when I was girl, I had a frog
De niña, tenía raña
I used to be young
era joven
how long have you been traveling
cuanto tiempo hacía que usted viajaba
I had a cat
tenía ub gato
everybody was there
todo estaban allí
they were talking about the game
ellos hablaban acerca del juego
It was 9:00 pm
Eran a las nueve de la noche
I used to read magazines
leías revistas
he gave his daughter mashed spiders when she was sick
le daba a su hija puré arañas cuando estaba enferma
she was selling magazines
ella vendía revistas
you were never home
tú nunca estabas en casa
I didnt know Jaime when I was 15
no conocía Jaime, cuando tenía quince
nobody was listening
nadie escuchaba
she had lots of friends
ella tenía muchas amigas
he took groceries to the victims
llevaba alimentos por las victimas
he wasnt hungry
no tenía hambre
he was living in Mexico
él vivía en mexico
it wasnt there
no estaba
he had to
él tenía que
you were closing the door
tú cerrabas la puerta
she wanted to have
ella quería tener
where would you go those nights?
Adonde ibas esas noches

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