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Comenzar Imperfect Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to begin, to start

Verb Chart: Comenzar Imperfect Tense



I started (weekly)
I used to start
I was starting



we started (on Thursdays)
we used to start
we were starting

(Juana, Juan)


you started (daily)
you used to start
you were starting


(informal Spain)


you all started (frequently)
you all used to start
you all were starting


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you started (sometimes)
he/she/you used to start
he/she/you were starting



they/you (all almost never) started
they/you all used to start
they/you all were starting

Comenzar Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Comenzar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo comenzaba a estudiar a las siete de la noche.
I used to start studying at seven in the evening.
2. ¿Tú comenzabas a jugar al fútbol en primavera?
Did you start playing soccer in the spring?
3. Él comenzaba a trabajar en el jardín al amanecer.
He would start working in the garden at dawn.
4. Ella comenzaba a leer un libro nuevo cada mes.
She started reading a new book every month.
5. Usted comenzaba la clase con un problema de matemáticas.
You began the class with a math problem.
6. Nosotros comenzábamos a decorar la casa para Navidad en noviembre.
We used to start decorating the house for Christmas in November.
7. ¿Vosotros comenzabais a preparar la cena a las seis?
Did you start preparing dinner at six? (used only in Spain)
8. Ellos comenzaban a entrenar para la competencia meses antes.
They started training for the competition months in advance.
9. Ellas comenzaban a organizar sus tareas en cuanto llegaban a casa.
They began organizing their homework as soon as they got home.
10. ¿Ustedes comenzaban el día con ejercicio?
Did you start the day with exercise?