Tener Preterite Tense Conjugation [+7 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson you will learn about the tener preterite tense conjugation.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how tener is conjugated in Spanish
  • how tener is used in sentences in Spanish
  • how you can quiz yourself on the tener preterite tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcard on the tener 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 tener (to have)!

Table of Contents

Tener Preterite Tense Conjugation Table

yotuve
tuviste
él/ella/ustedtuvo
nosotros/nosotrastuvimos
vosotros/vosotrastuvisteis
ellos/ellas/ustedestuvieron

Example Sentences with Tener Preterite Tense Conjugations

This section of the lesson on the tener preterite tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.

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

Yo tuve muchos pretendientes en mi juventud.

I had many suitors in my youth.

tuviste muchas dificultades cuando te mudaste a España.

You had many difficulties when you moved to Spain.

Raquel tuvo a su hijo en enero.

Raquel had her son in January.

Nosotros tuvimos una casa en Marbella en los años 80.

We had a house in Marbella in the 1980s.

Vosotros tuvisteis mucha suerte con vuestros padres.

You were very lucky with your parents.

Ellos tuvieron un bar cerca del centro hace unos años.

They had a bar near the centre a few years ago.

Ustedes tuvieron la oportunidad de aceptar la propuesta.

You had the opportunity to accept the proposal.

Quiz Yourself on the Tener 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!

Fill in the Blank!Yo muchos pretendientes en mi juventud.

I had many suitors in my youth.
Fill in the Blank!
muchas dificultades cuando te mudaste a España.

You had many difficulties when you moved to Spain.
Fill in the Blank!
Nosotros una casa en Marbella en los años 80. 

We had a house in Marbella in the 1980s.

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