In this Spanish grammar lesson you will learn about the poder preterite tense conjugation.
In this lesson you will learn about:
- how poder is conjugated in Spanish
- how poder is used in sentences in Spanish
- how you can quiz yourself on the poder preterite tense conjugation
- how to practice with flashcard on the poder 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 poder (to be able to/can)!
Table of Contents
Poder Preterite Tense Conjugation Table
Example Sentences with Poder Preterite Tense Conjugations
This section of the lesson on the poder preterite tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.
This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of the poder preterite tense conjugation through examples.
Yo pude ver a los Rolling Stones en directo.
I was able to see the Rolling Stones live.
Pudiste habernos llamado antes de venir.
You could have called us before you came. [=tú]
Él pudo conseguir una cita para el médico.
He was able to get a doctor’s appointment.
¿Pudo usted conseguir un billete para el avión?
Were you able to get a ticket for the plane?
Ella no pudo llegar a tiempo para el desfile.
She could not make it in time for the fashion show.
Nosotros pudimos ver los fuegos artificiales desde nuestra terraza.
We were able to watch the fireworks from our terrace.
Vosotros pudisteis tener unas vacaciones más largas que los demás.
You were able to have a longer holiday than others.
Ellos pudieron entrar a la fiesta gracias a Jorge.
They were able to enter the party thanks to Jorge.
Ustedes pudieron escapar a tiempo de la tormenta.
You were able to escape the storm in time.
Quiz Yourself on the Poder 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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