Comprender Preterite Tense

Understand the Spanish Preterite Tense with the insightful verb comprender. Our page is designed with a thorough conjugation chart, engaging verb games, and sentences that use comprender in real-life contexts. Expand your Spanish knowledge and fluently use comprender in conversations. Explore more about Spanish verbs at Spanish verb conjugation. Advance your comprender conjugation on our comprender conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to understand

Verb Chart: Comprender Preterite Tense

Yo

comprendí

I understood

Nosotros

comprendimos

we understood

(Juana, Juan)

comprendiste

you understood

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

comprendisteis

you all understood

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

comprendió

he/she/you understood

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

comprendieron

they/you all understood

Comprender Preterite Tense Practice

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Preterite Tense

Comprender Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Yo comprendí la lección después de estudiar.
I understood the lesson after studying.
2. ¿Comprendiste las instrucciones del profesor?
Did you understand the teacher’s instructions?
3. Él comprendió el problema de matemáticas.
He understood the math problem.
4. Ella comprendió la importancia de aprender idiomas.
She understood the importance of learning languages.
5. ¿Comprendió Ud. el artículo en el periódico?
Did you understand the article in the newspaper?
6. Nosotros comprendimos la cultura local durante nuestro viaje.
We understood the local culture during our trip.
7. ¿Comprendieron ellos la explicación del guía turístico?
Did they understand the explanation of the tour guide?
8. Las chicas comprendieron cómo hacer el experimento de ciencia.
The girls understood how to do the science experiment.
9. ¿Comprendieron Uds. las reglas del juego?
Did you all understand the rules of the game?
10. Vosotros comprendisteis la obra de teatro.
You all (Spain) understood the play.