Comprar Imperfect Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to buy

Verb Chart: Comprar Imperfect Tense

Yo

compraba

I bought (weekly)
I used to buy
I was buying

Nosotros

comprábamos

we bought (on Thursdays)
we used to buy
we were buying

(Juana, Juan)

comprabas

you bought (daily)
you used to buy
you were buying

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

comprabais

you all bought (frequently)
you all used to buy
you all were buying

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

compraba

he/she/you bought (sometimes)
he/she/you used to buy
he/she/you were buying

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

compraban

they/you (all almost never) bought
they/you all used to buy
they/you all were buying

Comprar Imperfect Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Comprar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo compraba libros en la feria cada año.
I used to buy books at the fair every year.
2. ¿Tú comprabas golosinas en la tienda de la esquina?
Did you buy candies at the corner store?
3. Él compraba regalos para su familia en Navidad.
He bought gifts for his family at Christmas.
4. Ella compraba ropa de segunda mano para reciclarla.
She bought second-hand clothes to recycle them.
5. Usted compraba flores para su jardín cada primavera.
You used to buy flowers for your garden every spring.
6. Nosotros comprábamos los útiles escolares juntos al inicio del curso.
We bought school supplies together at the start of the course.
7. ¿Vosotros comprabais discos de música en esa tienda antigua?
Did you buy music records in that old store? (used only in Spain)
8. Ellos compraban entradas para el cine todos los fines de semana.
They used to buy movie tickets every weekend.
9. Ellas compraban helados después de la clase de natación cada semana.
They bought ice creams after swimming class every week.
10. ¿Ustedes compraban regalos para el intercambio de la escuela?
Did you buy gifts for the school exchange?