Use the chart, examples, and video below to learn how to conjugate hacer in the imperfect (known as the imperfecto, or pretérito imperfecto).
Hacer: Imperfect Tense Conjugation Chart
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Examples: how to conjugate hacer in imperfect tense
Here are some examples of conjugating hacer in imperfect form:
Siempre hacía ese tipo de cosas.
She was always doing that kind of thing.
En Vermont, hacíamos nuestro propio helado.
In Vermont, we made our own ice cream.
No hacían esto con una computadora.
They didn't do this with a computer.
- Hacer is an irregular verb, making it trickier to learn. However, it is regular in the imperfect tense - phew!
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Here's a reminder of what the Spanish personal pronouns mean:
- yo = I
- tú = you (informal)
- él/ella = he/she
- nosotros/nosotras = we
- vosotros/vosotras = you (plural, informal, Spain only)
- ellos/ellas = they
- Usted = you (singular formal) & ustedes = you (plural formal). These are used much more in Latin America than in Spain - the latter being more informal.
How to conjugate hacer in the imperfect tense - recommended video:
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