How can I tell when to use ''ser'' and ''ir'' in past tense and what are the differences between...

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How can I tell when to use ser and ir in past tense and what are the differences between imperfect and perfect tenses in Spanish?

Past Tenses in Spanish:

In Spanish, there are several verbal tenses to talk about the past. One of these tenses is used to talk about finished or complete actions in the past, whereas there is another tense that we use to talk about actions that were incomplete or had duration in the past.

Answer and Explanation:

In Spanish, the verbs ser (to be) and ir (to go) have the same form in the preterite tense: fui, fuiste, fue, fuimos, fuisteis, fueron. We use this...

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