Querer Imperfect Tense Conjugation [+6 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson, you will learn about the querer imperfect tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how querer is conjugated in Spanish
  • how querer is used in sentences in Spanish
  • how you can quiz yourself on the querer imperfect tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcard on the querer imperfect 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 querer (to want)!

Table of Contents

Querer Imperfect Tense Conjugation Table


As you can see, querer (to want) is regular in the imperfect tense.

Example Sentences with Querer Imperfect Tense Conjugations

This section of the lesson on the querer imperfect tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of the querer imperfect tense conjugation through examples.

In every sentence, querer is followed by an infinitive (full verb).

In the imperfect, querer is used to express what you wanted at some point in the past.

Yo quería salir con mis amigos.

I wanted to go out with my friends.

querías quedarte un rato más, ¿verdad?

You wanted to stay a little longer, didn’t you?

Carmen quería ser astronauta.

Carmen wanted to be an astronaut.

Nosotros queríamos casarnos pero no teníamos dinero.

We wanted to get married but we had no money.

Vosotras queríais ir a comer sushi

You wanted to go for sushi.

Ustedes querían visitar el Vaticano.

You wanted to visit the Vatican.

Quiz Yourself on the Querer Imperfect 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!

Fill in the Blank!

Yo salir con mis amigos.

I wanted to go out with my friends.

Fill in the Blank!

quedarte un rato más, ¿verdad? 
You wanted to stay a little longer, didn't you?

Fill in the Blank!

Ustedes visitar el Vaticano.

You wanted to visit the Vatican.

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