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Costar Imperfect Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to cost

Verb Chart: Costar Imperfect Tense

A mí

me costaba

It cost me (weekly)
It used to cost me
It was costing me

A nosotros

nos costaba

It cost us (on Thursdays)
It used to cost us
It was costing us

A ti

(Juana, Juan)

te costaba

It cost you (daily)
It used to cost you
It was costing you

A vosotros

(informal Spain)

os costaba

It cost all of you (frequently)
It used to cost all of you
It was costing all of you

A él/ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

le costaba

It cost him/her/you (sometimes)
It used to cost him/her/you
It was costing him/her/you

A ellos/ellas/Uds.

les costaba

It (never) cost them/all of you
It used to cost them/all of you
It was costing them/all of you

Costar Imperfect Tense Practice

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Imperfect Tense

Costar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. A mí me costaba levantarme temprano para la escuela.
I found it hard to get up early for school.
2. ¿Te costaba entender las matemáticas?
Did you find it difficult to understand mathematics?
3. A él le costaba recordar las fechas de historia.
He had trouble remembering historical dates.
4. A ella le costaba mucho hacer amigos nuevos.
She found it very hard to make new friends.
5. ¿Le costaba a usted aprender idiomas?
Did you find it hard to learn languages?
6. A nosotros nos costaba decidir qué película ver.
We found it hard to decide which movie to watch.
7. ¿Os costaba a vosotros terminar los deberes a tiempo?
Did you find it hard to finish your homework on time? (used only in Spain)
8. A ellos les costaba mucho mantener su cuarto ordenado.
They had a lot of trouble keeping their room tidy.
9. A ellas les costaba seguir una dieta equilibrada.
They found it hard to follow a balanced diet.
10. ¿Les costaba a ustedes levantarse para el entrenamiento matutino?
Did you find it hard to get up for morning training?