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Acabar Preterite Tense

Discover the magic of the Spanish Preterite Tense with the verb acabar! This guide offers a comprehensive chart to master its conjugation, engaging games for effective learning, and practical examples in everyday sentences. Delve into the world of Spanish verbs with ease and see how acabar is beautifully woven into daily communication. Learn more about Spanish verb conjugation. For an in-depth practice of acabar’s various forms, visit acabar conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to finish, to end, to complete

Verb Chart: Acabar Preterite Tense



I finished



we finished

(Juana, Juan)


you finished


(informal Spain)


you all finished


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you finished



they/you all finished

Acabar Preterite Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

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Conjugation Practice

Preterite Tense

Acabar Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Ayer acabé mi tarea temprano.
Yesterday, I finished my homework early.
2. ¿Acabaste de leer el libro de español?
Did you finish reading the Spanish book?
3. Él acabó el proyecto a tiempo.
He finished the project on time.
4. Ella acabó de escribir su ensayo anoche.
She finished writing her essay last night.
5. ¿Acabó Ud. la presentación para la clase?
Did you finish the presentation for the class?
6. Nosotros acabamos el partido de fútbol antes de llover.
We finished the soccer game before it rained.
7. ¿Acabaron ellos de hacer sus deberes?
Did they finish doing their homework?
8. Las chicas acabaron de pintar el mural ayer.
The girls finished painting the mural yesterday.
9. ¿Acabaron Uds. de ver la película?
Did you all finish watching the movie?
10. Vosotros acabasteis la limpieza de la cocina.
You all (Spain) finished cleaning the kitchen.