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1

Indicate an action that took place in the past

Preterit

2

Express an action completed at a definite moment in the past

Preterit

3

Express a series of actions/events completed in the past

Preterit

4

Express actions (b/c of nature) not usually repeated

Preterit

5

Describe actions that took place on a regular basis, that were repeated, or were habitual or customary in the past

Imperfect

6

Describe continuing or ongoing conditions/actions in the past

Imperfect

7

Describe people or states of indefinite duration in the past (no reference to beginning or end)

Imperfect

8

Express age in the past

Imperfect

9

Express time in the past

Imperfect

10

Express a mental state or a mental action

Imperfect

11

"Interrupt" an ongoing action or the background information surrounding an action in the past

Preterit

12

Indicate simultaneous actions

Imperfect