Dar Imperfect Tense

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Verb Meaning(s): to give

Verb Chart: Dar Imperfect Tense

Yo

daba

I gave (weekly)
I used to give
I was giving

Nosotros

dábamos

we gave (on Thursdays)
we used to give
we were giving

(Juana, Juan)

dabas

you gave (daily)
you used to give
you were giving

Vosotros

(informal Spain)

dabais

you all gave (frequently)
you all used to give
you all were giving

Él/Ella/Ud.

(Sra./Dr. García)

daba

he/she/you gave (sometimes)
he/she/you used to give
he/she/you were giving

Ellos/Ellas/Uds.

daban

they/you (all almost never) gave
they/you all used to give
they/you all were giving

Dar Imperfect Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Dar Imperfect Sentence Examples

1. Yo daba un paseo por el parque todas las tardes.
I took a walk in the park every afternoon.
2. ¿Tú dabas buenos consejos a tus amigos?
Did you give good advice to your friends?
3. Él daba de comer a los pájaros en su jardín.
He fed the birds in his garden.
4. Ella daba clases de música los fines de semana.
She gave music lessons on weekends.
5. ¿Usted daba charlas motivacionales a los estudiantes?
Did you give motivational talks to students?
6. Nosotros dábamos una vuelta en bicicleta después de la cena.
We went for a bike ride after dinner.
7. ¿Vosotros dabais sorpresas en los cumpleaños?
Did you give surprises on birthdays? (used only in Spain)
8. Ellos daban su tiempo para ayudar en el refugio de animales.
They gave their time to help at the animal shelter.
9. Ellas daban las mejores fiestas en el vecindario.
They threw the best parties in the neighborhood.
10. ¿Ustedes daban regalos hechos a mano?
Did you give handmade gifts?