In this Spanish grammar lesson, you will learn about the decir preterite tense conjugation. You will also see some derivatives of decir.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how decir is conjugated in Spanish
- how decir is used in sentences in Spanish
- how you can quiz yourself on the decir preterite tense conjugation
- how to practice with flashcard on the decir preterite tense conjugation
- how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish
By the end of the lesson you will know all about decir (to say/to tell)!
Table of Contents
Decir Preterite Tense Conjugation Table
You can see that the stem of the irregular verb decir (to say/to tell) is not what you would expect.
The stem is dij.
Example Sentences with Decir Preterite Tense Conjugations
This section of the lesson on the decir preterite tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of the decir preterite tense conjugation through examples.
Le dije a María que no vuelva muy tarde hoy.
I told Maria not to come back too late today.
Tú predijiste que habría una nueva crisis económica.
You predicted that there would be a new economic crisis.
El cura bendijo a todos los presentes.
The priest blessed all those present.
Nosotros no dijimos nada sobre la sorpresa.
We didn’t say anything about the surprise.
Vosotros maldijisteis a ese hombre.
You cursed that man.
Ellos dijeron que volverían pronto.
They said they would be back soon.
Ustedes bendijeron la mesa antes de comer.
You blessed the table before eating.
Quiz Yourself on the Decir Preterite Conjugation
At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.
You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.
You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.
Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.
You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!
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