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They were demanding a two-million ransom ----> Verb (to ask) - Past (Imperfect)

Pedían dos millones de rescate

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You could have told me! ----> Verb (to be able to) - Past (Imperfect)

¡Me lo podías haber dicho!

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The only thing that mattered to him was his career ----> Verb (to tell, to count) - Past (Imperfect)

Para él sólo contaba su carrera

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The key opened the cupboard ----> Verb (to open) - Past (Imperfect)

La llave abría el armario

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He always had a sandwich for lunch ----> Verb (to lunch) - Past (Imperfect)

Siempre almorzaba un bocadillo

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Back then they were short of money ----> Verb (to walk) - Past (Imperfect)

Por aquel entonces andaban mal de dinero

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I really liked him ----> Verb (to fall) - Past (Imperfect)

Me caía muy bien

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They changed their car every year ----> Verb (to change) - Past (Imperfect)

Cambiaban de coche cada año

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She couldn’t keep her eyes open ----> Verb (to close) - Past (Imperfect)

Se le cerraban los ojos

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I used to take the tube every day ----> Verb (to take) - Past (Imperfect)

Cogía el metro todos los días

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They always ate too much ----> Verb (to eat) - Past (Imperfect)

Siempre comían demasiado

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Was it you driving? ----> Verb (to drive) - Past (Imperfect)

¿Conducías tú?

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We’d known each other for years ----> Verb (to know) - Past (Imperfect)

Nos conocíamos desde hacía años

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His company built bridges ----> Verb (to build) - Past (Imperfect)

Su empresa construía puentes

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The city was growing by leaps and bounds ----> Verb (to grow) - Past (Imperfect)

La ciudad crecía a pasos agigantados

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The road went through the housing estate ----> Verb (to cross) - Past (Imperfect)

La carretera cruzaba la urbanización

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The mountain was covered in snow ----> Verb (to cover) - Past (Imperfect)

La nieve cubría la montaña

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My window looked out on the garden ----> Verb (to give) - Past (Imperfect)

Mi ventana daba al jardín

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She always used to tell us to be careful ----> Verb (to say) - Past (Imperfect)

Siempre nos decía que tuviéramos cuidado

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We were having a great time playing on the beach ----> Verb (to enjoy) - Past (Imperfect)

Nos divertíamos mucho jugando en la playa

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She would fall asleep in class ----> Verb (to sleep) - Past (Imperfect)

Se dormía en clase

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It began with p ----> Verb (to start) - Past (Imperfect)

Empezaba por p

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My father knew a lot about horses ----> Verb (to understand) - Past (Imperfect)

Mi padre entendía mucho de caballos

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She always sent me to do the errands ----> Verb (to send) - Past (Imperfect)

Me enviaba siempre a mí a hacer los recados

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She wrote songs ----> Verb (to write) - Past (Imperfect)

Escribía canciones

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Where were you ----> Verb (to be (estar)) - Past (Imperfect)

¿Dónde estabas?

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That had never happened before ----> Verb (to have (aux)) - Past (Imperfect)

Eso nunca había pasado antes

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He did it to annoy me ----> Verb (to do) - Past (Imperfect)

Lo hacía para fastidiarme

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There were a lot of people ----> Verb (There) - Past (Imperfect)

Había mucha gente

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She was constantly risking her life ----> Verb (to play) - Past (Imperfect)

Se jugaba la vida continuamente

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I used to read a lot more before ----> Verb (to read) - Past (Imperfect)

Antes leía mucho más

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It was pouring down ----> Verb (to rain) - Past (Imperfect)

Llovía a cántaros

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He used to move in those circles ----> Verb (to move) - Past (Imperfect)

Antes se movía en esos ambientes

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He couldn’t hear very well ----> Verb (to hear) - Past (Imperfect)

No oía muy bien

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It smelled really nice ----> Verb (to smell) - Past (Imperfect)

Olía muy bien

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I got paid very little ----> Verb (to pay) - Past (Imperfect)

Me pagaban muy poco

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They were splitting their sides laughing ----> Verb (to cut, to leave) - Past (Imperfect)

Se partían de risa

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I thought you’d come ----> Verb (to think) - Past (Imperfect)

Pensaba que vendrías

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They always used to lose ----> Verb (to lose) - Past (Imperfect)

Perdían siempre

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She didn’t want to tell me ----> Verb (to like) - Past (Imperfect)

No quería decírmelo

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I always had a good laugh with him ----> Verb (to laugh) - Past (Imperfect)

Me reía mucho con él

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I’d never break a promise ----> Verb (to break) - Past (Imperfect)

Yo nunca rompería una promesa

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I thought you knew ----> Verb (to know (saber)) - Past (Imperfect)

Pensaba que lo sabías

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Where did he get so much money from ----> Verb (to take) - Past (Imperfect)

¿De dónde sacaba tanto dinero?

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He used to finish work very late ----> Verb (to leave) - Past (Imperfect)

Salía muy tarde de trabajar

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The computer went on working in spite of the power cut ----> Verb (to follow) - Past (Imperfect)

El ordenador seguía funcionando a pesar del apagón

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I didn’t feel well at all ----> Verb (to feel) - Past (Imperfect)

Me sentía muy mal

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It was dark ----> Verb (to be (ser)) - Past (Imperfect)

Era de noche

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She didn’t have enough money ----> Verb (to have) - Past (Imperfect)

No tenía suficiente dinero

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She was wearing a new dress ----> Verb (to bring) - Past (Imperfect)

Traía un vestido nuevo

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I could see them all from the window ----> Verb (to see) - Past (Imperfect)

Los veía a todos desde la ventana

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He was wearing jeans and a T-shirt ----> Verb (to dress) - Past (Imperfect)

Vestía pantalones vaqueros y una camiseta

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They lived on his pension ----> Verb (to live) - Past (Imperfect)

Vivían de su pensión

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Who opened the window? ----> Verb (to open) - Past (Preterite)

¿Quién abrió la ventana?

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I had lunch in a bar ----> Verb (to lunch) - Past (Preterite)

Almorcé en un bar

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We walked at least 10 km ----> Verb (to walk) - Past (Preterite)

Anduvimos al menos 10 km

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When did they find out? ----> Verb (to find out) - Past (Preterite)

¿Cuándo lo averiguaron?

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I fell down the stairs ----> Verb (to fall) - Past (Preterite)

Me caí por las escaleras

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I changed jobs several times ----> Verb (to change) - Past (Preterite)

Cambié varias veces de trabajo

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He closed the book ----> Verb (to close) - Past (Preterite)

Cerró el libro

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He baked the bread in the oven ----> Verb (to cook) - Past (Preterite)

Coció el pan en el horno

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I took her in my arms ----> Verb (to take) - Past (Preterite)

La cogí entre mis brazos

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We had lunch in a restaurant ----> Verb (to eat) - Past (Preterite)

Comimos en un restaurante

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The clue led us to him ----> Verb (to drive) - Past (Preterite)

La pista nos condujo hasta él

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I met her at a party ----> Verb (to know) - Past (Preterite)

La conocí en una fiesta

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He built it without any plans ----> Verb (to build) - Past (Preterite)

Lo construyó sin planos

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He told us a secret ----> Verb (to tell, to count) - Past (Preterite)

Nos contó un secreto

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We grew up together ----> Verb (to grow) - Past (Preterite)

Crecimos juntos

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They crossed the bridge ----> Verb (to cross) - Past (Preterite)

Cruzaron el puente

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She covered her face with her hands ----> Verb (to cover) - Past (Preterite)

Se cubrió la cara con las manos

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They gave us a couple of free tickets ----> Verb (to give) - Past (Preterite)

Nos dieron un par de entradas gratis

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He told me yesterday ----> Verb (to say) - Past (Preterite)

Me lo dijo ayer

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We stopped at the lights ----> Verb (to stop) - Past (Preterite)

Nos detuvimos en el semáforo

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He entertained us with his stories ----> Verb (to enjoy) - Past (Preterite)

Nos divirtió con sus anécdotas

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My leg went to sleep ----> Verb (to sleep) - Past (Preterite)

Se me durmió la pierna

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It wasn’t them who chose it ----> Verb (to chose) - Past (Preterite)

No lo eligieron ellos

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The holidays started on the fifteenth ----> Verb (to start) - Past (Preterite)

Las vacaciones empezaron el quince

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Did you understand what she said ----> Verb (to understand) - Past (Preterite)

¿Entendiste lo que dijo?

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He posted her the present ----> Verb (to send) - Past (Preterite)

Le envió el regalo por correo

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We wrote to each other for a while ----> Verb (to write) - Past (Preterite)

Nos escribimos durante un tiempo

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We were at my parents’ ----> Verb (to be (estar)) - Past (Preterite)

Estuvimos en casa de mis padres

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We haven’t spoken to each other for a long time ----> Verb (to speak) - Past (Preterite)

No nos hablamos desde hace tiempo

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Who did that ----> Verb (to do) - Past (Preterite)

¿Quién hizo eso?

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They had the front of the school painted ----> Verb (to do) - Past (Preterite)

Hicieron pintar la fachada del colegio

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There was a war ----> Verb (There) - Past (Preterite)

Hubo una guerra

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We went to the cinema last night ----> Verb (to go) - Past (Preterite)

Anoche fuimos al cine

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After dinner we played cards ----> Verb (to play) - Past (Preterite)

Después de cenar jugamos a las cartas

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I read it a while ago ----> Verb (to read) - Past (Preterite)

Lo leí hace tiempo

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He lifted up the suitcase as if it weighed nothing ----> Verb (to lift, get up) - Past (Preterite)

Levantó la maleta como si no pesara nada

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It rained non-stop ----> Verb (to rain) - Past (Preterite)

Llovió sin parar

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They didn’t leave the house ----> Verb (to move) - Past (Preterite)

No se movieron de casa

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I heard it by chance ----> Verb (to hear) - Past (Preterite)

Lo oí por casualidad

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I thought there was something fishy about it ----> Verb (to smell) - Past (Preterite)

A mí el asunto me olió mal

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I paid for it in cash ----> Verb (to pay) - Past (Preterite)

Lo pagué en efectivo

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The oar broke in two ----> Verb (to cut, to leave) - Past (Preterite)

El remo se partió en dos

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They didn’t ask us for our passports ----> Verb (to ask) - Past (Preterite)

No nos pidieron el pasaporte

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We lost two nil ----> Verb (to lose) - Past (Preterite)

Perdimos dos a cero

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You could have hurt yourself ----> Verb (to be able to) - Past (Preterite)

Pudiste haberte hecho daño

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We all agreed ----> Verb (to put) - Past (Preterite)

Todos nos pusimos de acuerdo

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The vase broke ----> Verb (to break) - Past (Preterite)

Se rompió el jarrón

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I didn’t know what to answer ----> Verb (to know (saber)) - Past (Preterite)

No supe qué responder

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I got a 7 in the exam ----> Verb (to take) - Past (Preterite)

Saqué un 7 en el examen

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Her picture appeared in all the newspapers ----> Verb (to leave) - Past (Preterite)

Su foto salió en todos los periódicos

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He went on singing as if nothing was the matter ----> Verb (to follow) - Past (Preterite)

Siguió cantando como si nada

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I felt a sharp pain in my leg ----> Verb (to feel) - Past (Preterite)

Sentí un pinchazo en la pierna

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Was it you who phoned ----> Verb (to be (ser)) - Past (Preterite)

¿Fuiste tú el que llamó?

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We had to leave ----> Verb (to have) - Past (Preterite)

Tuvimos que irnos

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He didn’t bring the money ----> Verb (to bring) - Past (Preterite)

No trajo el dinero

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They came to see me in hospital ----> Verb (to come) - Past (Preterite)

Vinieron a verme al hospital

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Did you see what happened ----> Verb (to see) - Past (Preterite)

¿Viste lo que pasó?

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She dressed up as a princess ----> Verb (to dress) - Past (Preterite)

Se vistió de princesa