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Cantar Imperfect Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to sing

Verb Chart: Cantar Imperfect Tense



I sang (weekly)
I used to sing
I was singing



we sang (on Thursdays)
we used to sing
we were singing

(Juana, Juan)


you sang (daily)
you used to sing
you were singing


(informal Spain)


you all sang (frequently)
you all used to sing
you all were singing


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you sang (sometimes)
he/she/you used to sing
he/she/you were singing



they/you (all almost never) sang
they/you all used to sing
they/you all were singing

Cantar Imperfect Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Cantar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo cantaba en el coro escolar todos los años.
I sang in the school choir every year.
2. ¿Tú cantabas mientras te duchabas?
Did you sing while showering?
3. Él cantaba melodías folclóricas con su abuelo.
He used to sing folk melodies with his grandfather.
4. Ella cantaba y tocaba la guitarra en las reuniones familiares.
She sang and played the guitar at family gatherings.
5. Usted cantaba himnos en la iglesia cada domingo.
You sang hymns in the church every Sunday.
6. Nosotros cantábamos juntos mientras acampábamos bajo las estrellas.
We used to sing together while camping under the stars.
7. ¿Vosotros cantabais canciones populares en las fiestas?
Did you sing popular songs at parties? (used only in Spain)
8. Ellos cantaban en la banda de la escuela y disfrutaban cada concierto.
They sang in the school band and enjoyed every concert.
9. Ellas cantaban en el karaoke, pero una vez se apagó la música.
They were singing karaoke, but then the music turned off.
10. ¿Ustedes cantaban villancicos en Navidad?
Did you sing Christmas carols at Christmas?