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									Preterite of -car, -gar, and -zar Verbs; More Verbs with Irregular Preterite Stems

Unidad 4 Lección 2

Preterite of -car, -gar, -zar Verbs
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Verbs that end in –car, -gar, and –zar are spelled differently in the preterite yo form to maintain their pronunciation:
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buscar pagar empezar

c  qu g  gu zc

busqué pagué empecé

More Verbs with Irregular Preterite Stems venir—to come vine vinimos viniste vinisteis vino vinieron
*same endings as estar, poder, poner, saber, and tener from U3L2

querer—to want* quise quisimos quisiste quisisteis quiso quisieron *Usually means tried in preterite.

decir—to say, to tell dije dijimos dijiste dijisteis dijo dijeron*
*Note: the i is dropped from the ending

traer—to bring traje trajimos trajiste trajisteis trajo trajeron*
*Note: the i is dropped from the ending


								
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