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Verb to be - Past

El verbo To be = verbos españoles Ser y Estar.

Su significado depende del sentido de la oración.


Modo afirmativo

Modo negativo

Ejemplos

I was
Yo era o estaba.
You were
Tú eras o estabas.
They were
Ellos eran o estaban.
She was
Ella era o estaba.
He was
Él era o estaba.
It was
Esto era o estaba.

I wasn´t
Yo no era o yo no estaba.
You weren´t
Tú no eras o tú no estabas.
We weren´t
Nosotros no éramos o no estábamos.
They weren´t
Ellos no eran o no estaban.
She wasn´t
Ella no era o no estaba.
He wasn´t
Él no era o no estaba.
It wasn´t
Esto no era o no estaba.

Affirmative sentences - Oraciones afirmativas

Subject (I-you-we-they-she-he-it) + was o were + resto de la oración

For example:

I was a student
Yo era una estudiante.
She was a teacher
Ella era docente.
They were friends
Ellos eran amigos.

Negative sentences – Oraciones negativas

Subject (I-you-we-they-she-he-it) + wasn´t o weren´t + resto de la oración

For example:

I wasn´t a student
Yo no era una estudiante.
She wasn´t a teacher
Ella no era docente.
They weren´t friends
Ellos no eran amigos.

Questions – Preguntas

WAS O WERE+ subject (I-you-we-they-she-he-it) + resto de la oración

For example

Was she a teacher?
¿Era ella docente?

Answer (respuesta)

  • Yes, she was (Si, ella era)
  • No, she wasn´t (No, ella no era)

Were they friends?
¿Eran ellos amigos?

Answer (respuesta)

  • Yes, they were (Sí ,ellos eran)
  • No, they weren´t (No ,ellos no eran)


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