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Coger Imperfect Tense

Get a grip on the verb coger in the Imperfect Tense with our engaging and interactive learning page. We offer a detailed verb chart, immersive conjugation exercises, fun games, and practical sentences illustrating coger in everyday use. Our resources are designed to provide a comprehensive and enjoyable learning experience. Take your Spanish to the next level with Spanish verb conjugation. Also, enhance your skills with our specific coger conjugation practice.

Verb Meaning(s): to grab, to catch, to take

Verb Chart: Coger Imperfect Tense



I grabbed (weekly)
I used to grab
I was grabbing



we grabbed (on Thursdays)
we used to grab
we were grabbing

(Juana, Juan)


you grabbed (daily)
you used to grab
you were grabbing


(informal Spain)


you all grabbed (frequently)
you all used to grab
you all were grabbing


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you grabbed (sometimes)
he/she/you used to grab
he/she/you were grabbing



they/you (all almost never) grabbed
they/you all used to grab
they/you all were grabbing

Coger Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Artifact Amigo Spanish Verb Conjugation Game

Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Coger Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo cogía el autobús para ir a la escuela todos los días.
I used to grab the bus to go to school every day.
2. ¿Tú cogías flores en el jardín de tu abuela?
Did you pick flowers in your grandmother’s garden?
3. Él cogía libros prestados de la biblioteca cada semana.
He borrowed books from the library every week.
4. Ella cogía manzanas en el huerto durante el otoño.
She grabbed apples in the orchard during autumn.
5. Usted cogía el periódico en el quiosco cada mañana.
You picked up the newspaper at the kiosk every morning.
6. Nosotros cogíamos la bicicleta para pasear los fines de semana.
We took the bike for rides on weekends.
7. ¿Vosotros cogíais el tren para viajar a otras ciudades?
Did you take the train to travel to other cities? (used only in Spain)
8. Ellos cogían frutas del mercado local para la merienda.
They picked up fruits from the local market for snacks.
9. Ellas cogían prestadas las revistas de moda para inspirarse.
They grabbed fashion magazines for inspiration.
10. ¿Ustedes cogían sombrillas cuando iban a la playa?
Did you used to grab umbrellas when going to the beach?