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The Preterite - Stem Changing Verbs

Other stem-changing verbs in the Preterite:

There are other stem-changing verbs in the preterite. These are the –ir verbs that change the stem in the present tense.

In the preterite, they only change the stem in the 3rd person singular and plural and they always follow the same pattern.

E in the verb stem changes to I

O in the verb stem changes to U

Example - SENTIR:

Yo sentí - Tú sentiste - Él sintió - Nosotros sentimos - Vosotros sentisteis - Ellos sintieron

Example - MORIR:

Yo morí - Tú moriste - Él murió - Nosotros morimos - Vosotros moristeis - Ellos murieron

Notes & Exercises on the Spanish Preterite

Grammar Exercises - Preterite

 

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