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1

When conocer is tensed to the preterite, it can have a slightly different meaning. What are the meanings of both its present and preterite forms?

conocer - present: to know someone; to be acquainted with preterite: to have meet

2

When saber is tensed to the preterite, it can have a slightly different meaning. What are the meanings of both its present and preterite forms?

saber - present: to know a fact preterite: to have found out some information

3

When poder is tensed to the preterite, it can have a slightly different meaning. What are the meanings of both its present and preterite forms?

poder - present: to be able to do something preterite: to have accomplished something (or to have tried and failed, if paired with a negation)

4

When querer is tensed to the preterite, it can have a slightly different meaning. What are the meanings of both its present and preterite forms?

querer - present: to want; to love preterite: to have tried to do something (or to refuse to do something, if paired with a negation)

5

When these verbs are referring to a *specific* time in the past, do they keep their original meanings or reflect the preterite meaning change?

They keep their original meaning. Mi ex novia me quiso mucho, pero mi novio actual me quiere mas. My ex boyfriend loved me very much, but my current boyfriend loves me more.

6

Though its meaning changes, only one tensing form of conocer changes in the preterite. Which one?

It's YO form, which goes from "conozco" in the present to "conocí."

7

Tense "andar" in the preterite.

andar - to walk Stem Change: anduv- anduve anduviste anduvo anduvimos anduvisteis anduvieron

8

Tense "tener" in the preterite.

tener - to have Stem change: tuv- tuve tuviste tuvo tuvimos tuvisteis tuvieron

9

Tense "poder" in the preterite.

poder - to be able to (preterite: to have accomplished/fail doing something) Stem change: pud- pude pudiste pudo pudimos pudisteis pudieron

10

Tense "poner" in the preterite.

Poner - to put Stem Change: pus- puse pusiste puso pusimos pusisteis pusieron

11

Tense "saber" in the preterite.

Saber - to know a fact (preterite: to find something out) Stem Change: sup- supe supiste supo supimos supisteis supieron

12

Tense "hay" in the preterite.

Hay - There is... In the preterite, "hay" becomes an invariable "hubo."

13

Tense "querer" in the preterite.

Querer - to want (preterite: to have tried to do) Stem change: quis- quise quisiste quiso quisimos quisisteis quisieron

14

Tense "venir" in the preterite.

Venir - to come Stem change: vin- vine viniste vino vinimos vinisteis vinieron

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